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Skinny Fresh Citrus Chicken

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Skinny Fresh Citrus Chicken
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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90% less sat fat • 66% less sodium than the original recipe. Get 40 percent of your daily value of vitamin C with a single helping of this double-citrus sautéed chicken. Serve it on a bed of lightly wilted spinach for extra vitamins, calcium and phytonutrients.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1 1/4 pounds total)
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 medium fresh navel orange

Steps

  • 1
    In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170°F), turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, cilantro, and crushed red pepper; set aside. Peel and coarsely chop orange. Add lime juice mixture to skillet. Place chopped orange on chicken. Cover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through.
  • 3
    Serve any pan juices with chicken and chopped orange.

Nutrition

180 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 5g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
4 1/2g
0%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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