Healthy Recipes

Balsamic Chicken
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
Reduced-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Boiling water 1 cup
Raisins 2 tablespoons
Olive oil 1 tablespoon
Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon
Dried tarragon 1 teaspoon
Zest of ½ lemon


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Flatten chicken to about a 1-inch thickness with a rolling pin or your fist. Place chicken in a baking dish, drizzle with broth, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake chicken for about 20 minutes, until it is cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, cover raisins with boiling water. Let the raisins stand for 15 minutes, until they are plump, and then drain.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, tarragon, and the lemon zest. Stir in the raisins.
  6. Arrange chicken over a green salad, drizzle with dressing, and serve.

Exchanges
5 very lean meats; 1.5 fats


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 222
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Sodium 467 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 28 g
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