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Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Broccoli

LemonChickenBroccoli183
Simple Stir-Fry
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
4
cost
$
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Lemon Chicken with Broccoli Recipe: An easy weeknight dinner. Great with a side of angel hair pasta, rice or couscous.
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ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon table Salt (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper (freshly ground)
  • 12 ounces uncooked Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast(s) (thinly sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) Fat-Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth (divided)
  • 2 teaspoons minced Garlic
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) uncooked Broccoli (small florets)
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon Zest (or more to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Parsley (fresh; chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
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  • 1
    2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
    1/2 teaspoon table Salt (divided)
    1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper (freshly ground)
    12 ounces uncooked Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast(s) (thinly sliced)
    On a plate, combine 1 1/2 tablespoons of flour, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper; add chicken and turn to coat.
  • 2
    2 teaspoons Olive Oil
    Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning as needed, until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes; remove to a plate.
  • 3
    1 1/2 cup(s) Fat-Free Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth (divided)
    2 teaspoons minced Garlic
    2 1/2 cup(s) uncooked Broccoli (small florets)
    Put 1 cup of broth and garlic in same skillet; bring to a boil over high heat, scrapping up browned bits from bottom of pan with a wooden spoon. Add broccoli; cover and cook 1 minute.
  • 4
     
    In a small cup, stir together remaining 1/2 cup of broth, 1/2 tablespoon of flour and 1/4 teaspoon of salt; add to skillet and bring to a simmer over low heat.
  • 5
    2 teaspoons Lemon Zest (or more to taste)
    Cover and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender and sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in chicken and lemon zest; heat through.
  • 6
    2 tablespoons fresh Parsley (fresh; chopped)
    1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
    Remove skillet from heat and stir in parsley and lemon juice; toss to coat. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
 
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