Baked Lemon Chicken

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • 350°F

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Ingredients

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3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 skinless/boneless, unseasoned chicken breasts, cut in half (400g total)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion chopped
1 cup no salt added chicken broth
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
4 lemon slices
2 tablespoons fresh parsley minced

Nutrient Analysis

PER SERVING:

1/4 of recipe: half a chicken breast


RENAL EXCHANGE:

3 Protein


Calories
245kcal
Protein
24g
Carbohydrates
11g
Fibre
1.2g
Total Fat
12g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
65mg
Sodium
91mg
Potassium
394mg
Phosphorus
258mg

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Lemon and spices are giving the flavour in this great one-pan meal. Unseasoned chicken breast is lower in sodium and phosphorus than seasoned chicken breast.

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Preparation

1
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Preheat (conventional) oven to 350°F.

2
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In a shallow bowl, combine flour and pepper. Dredge the chicken. Set the remaining flour mixture aside.

3
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In a skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat and fry the chicken. Place the browned chicken pieces in a baking dish.

4
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In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat and fry the onion until they are softened.

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Add the reserved flour mixture to the onion and stir to form a thick paste. Gradually add broth, lemon juice, basil and thyme and mix well.

6
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Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until the sauce is thick and bubbly. Pour the sauce over the chicken. Top each chicken piece with a lemon slice. Sprinkle with parsley.

7
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Cover and bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Serve over rice with green beans and enjoy!

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