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Lemon Chicken Sautéed with Carrots and Broccoli

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This simple saute is packed with protein and veggies and flavored with a fresh herb and lemon sauce. Serve it plain or over brown rice for a nourishing weeknight dinner!

Lemon Chicken Sautéed with Carrots and Broccoli

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Chicken Sautéed with Carrots and Broccoli
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 396kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrot
  • 4 cup broccoli, florets
  • 2 pound chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil

For the Herb Sauce

  • 2 1/2 teaspoon rosemary, fresh
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup parsley, fresh
  • 2 tablespoons mint, fresh
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-2 lemons juice and zest

Serve With

  • 2 cup pineapple

Instructions

  • Peel carrots and cut into thin rounds; chop broccoli into bite-size pieces. Mince garlic.
  • Cut chicken into bite size pieces. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add the olive oil, then the chicken and sauté until golden brown.
  • Add broccoli and carrots, continuing to sauté until veggies are crisp-tender and chicken is cooked through. (You may add a splash of water and cover the pan to help the veggies tenderize.)
  • While chicken and veggies are cooking, make the sauce: add all sauce ingredients to a food processor. Pulse until coarsely chopped.
  • Pour the sauce into a saucepan and heat through. Serve!
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Nutrition

Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 213mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g

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