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Microwaved Chicken Breasts

Microwaved Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 3
Rely on your microwave to prepare cubed cooked for a variety of recipes in just 30 minutes.
Updated December 1, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 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
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
7 Very Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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