Lemon Chicken with Broccoli

Dinner ready in an hour! Try this recipe made with chicken, broccoli and pasta – a wonderful meal with a tangy twist.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta (4 ounces)
1/4
cup crushed butter-flavor crackers
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups frozen broccoli flowerets or broccoli cuts (from 1-pound bag), thawed and drained
1
cup chicken broth
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed reduced-fat cream of chicken soup
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Spray rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches, with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, mix crushed crackers and lemon peel in small bowl; set aside. Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken and garlic in skillet 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is brown. Remove skillet from heat; stir in pasta and remaining ingredients. Spoon chicken mixture into baking dish. Sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  • 3 Cover and bake 25 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until hot and bubbly.

Expert Tips

If you don’t have butter-flavor cracker crumbs, regular cracker crumbs or seasoned bread crumbs also work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.