Friday Foodspiration: Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken with Crisp Vegetables IMG_1704

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A perfectly cooked chicken breast and crisp

vegetables make the perfect healthy dinner.

The lemon caramelizes on the bottom of

the pan and adds a complex flavor to this

simple dish.

 

Ingredients:

1 lb Chicken Breasts, boneless, skinless

1/2 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp Pepper

2 tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning

1 lb Asparagus

1 Red Pepper, sliced in strips

1 Lemon, sliced

 

Instructions:

1. Flatten chicken to 3/4" thick and sprinkle

with  salt and pepper while olive oil is heating

in a shallow pan.

2. Add chicken and saute 3-5 minutes per

side on med-high heat.

3. Remove from pan and sprinkle with

lemon pepper seasoning.

4. Add lemon slices to the pan and top with

asparagus and red pepper slices.

5. Cover and cook about 3 minutes until

vegetables are slightly tender.

6. Pull out caramelized lemon slices, add

chicken back to pan with vegetables and

top with lemon slices.

7. Reheat until chicken is warm and

vegetables are cooked as desired (this

should take just a few minutes).

 

*Serve alone, or with a complex

carbohydrate such as brown rice or 

quinoa.