Simple Lemon Chicken

Enjoy this tangy chicken served with sauce – a delicious dinner ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

1
box (14 oz) frozen breaded chicken breast tenders (about 20)
8
tablespoons chicken broth (from 14-oz can)
3
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4
lemon slices

  • 1 Cook chicken breast tenders as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix 6 tablespoons of the broth, the sugar and garlic salt. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently; boil and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons broth and the cornstarch until smooth. Stir into boiling liquid; cook 1 minute longer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice.
  • 4 Serve sauce with chicken; garnish with lemon slices.

Expert Tips

Grate the lemon first and then roll the lemon on the counter to release the juices. This will maximize the amount of juice you get from the lemon.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
580mg
580%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.