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Lemon Dill Chicken

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  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Dried sweet basil 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Skinless boneless chicken breast 24 Ounce (8 In Number Of 3 Ounce Each)
  Cornstarch 5 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 2 Teaspoon)
  Apple juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Defatted chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Julienned onions 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Artificial sweetener 2 Gram (2 Packets)

Combine the seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl.
Sprinkle all surfaces of the chicken evenly with 2 teaspoons of the seasoning mix and rub it in well.
Dissolve the cornstarch in 1/4 cup of apple juice and set aside.
Preheat a heavy 10-inch skillet, preferably nonstick, over high heat to 350°, about 4 minutes.
Place 4 of the chicken breasts in the skillet, lower the heat to medium, and brown them for at least 1 minute per side.
Remove these 4 breasts, brown the other 4, and set all the chicken aside.
Return to heat to high and stir in 1/2 cup of the stock, scraping the bottom of the skillet to clear it of all the browned bits.
Add the onions and the remaining seasoning mix, stir and cook until all the liquid evaporates, about 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in 1/4 cup of the lemon juice, scrape the bottom of the skillet again to clear it, and cook until liquid evaporates, about 3 to 4 minutes.
Add 1/2 cup of the apple juice, clear the bottom and sides of the skillet, and cook until about half the liquid evaporates, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir in the remaining 1 cup of stock, the 1/2 cup lemon juice, and the 1/2 cup apple juice.
Bring to a boil (will take 2 to 3 minutes), whisk in the cornstarch/apple juice mixture, and return to a boil.
Return the chicken to the skillet, lower the heat to medium, and cook until the chicken is done all the way through, about 4 to 5 miuntes.
Turn off the heat, remove the chicken, and, if desired, whisk in the artificial sweetener.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1115 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.1%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.9%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 394.6 mg131.5%

Sodium 2997.7 mg124.9%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%

Sugars 33.7 g

Protein 169 g338.6%

Vitamin A 18.9% Vitamin C 141.9%

Calcium 48% Iron 70.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Lemon Dill Chicken Recipe