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Skillet-Braised Chicken

Skillet-Braised Chicken

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sliced chicken on a plate
Makes: 2 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

You only need a few simple ingredients to create this delicious, tender chicken. This recipe will yield the perfect chicken every time. Pair with your favorite vegetable to make a meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast, about 1-inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • seasoning, such as salt, pepper, seasoning salt, onion powder or garlic powder (optional)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Season the chicken. In a lightly oiled skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the chicken for one minute on each side until lightly browned.
  3. Cover the skillet with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes. Do not lift the lid.
  4. Turn off the heat. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes. Do not remove the lid.
  5. The chicken is safely cooked when the internal temperature is at least 165 degrees F. Check in the thickest part with a food thermometer. If not done, cover and return to low heat for 3 to 5 minutes and check for doneness.
Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 139
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 242 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 3 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 180 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 139
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 48 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 3 mg
Potassium 180 mg
Sodium 242 mg
Copper 23 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 14 mg
Phosphorus 113 mg
Selenium 16 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 4 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 3 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 38 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 1 1/2 ounces

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