Microwaved Chicken Breasts

Microwaved Chicken Breasts

Rely on your microwave to prepare cubed cooked for a variety of recipes in just 30 minutes.

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1 1/2
pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  1. Arrange chicken, thickest parts to outside edges in glass pie plate, 10x1 1/2 or 9x1 1/4 inches (sides of chicken will touch).
  2. Cover dish with plastic wrap, folding back one corner or edge 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on Medium (50%) 14 to 16 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest pieces are cut and temperature reaches 170°. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Cool slightly; cut into desired size of pieces.
Makes 3 1/2 cups cooked chicken

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cup)
  • Calories 265
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 135mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 50g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 7 Very Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.