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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Chicken with Artichokes and Melted Lemons

Delicious glazed chicken matched perfectly with artichokes in a lemony sauce.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in an 8" skillet over medium-high heat. When the olive oil is heated, swirl it to cover the bottom of pan.
  2. Add the chicken breasts and sear them until browned. Turn the chicken, and brown them on the other side. Remove the chicken breasts to a plate and increase the heat to high.
  3. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice, scraping up and browned bits into the sauce.
  4. Add the stock and bring to a simmer. Add the lemon slices to the pan, reduce the heat to medium, and place the chicken breasts on top of the lemon slices.
  5. Add the capers, cover, reduce the heat to medium, and cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove the lid and add the artichoke hearts. Cover and continue cooking for 5 minutes, or until the breasts are cooked through.
  6. Remove the chicken to a warm plate. Increase the temperature and reduce the sauce to a glaze. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper as needed. A little salt will reduce the acidity of the lemons and balance the flavors.
  7. Serve the chicken with the artichoke hearts, capers, and melted lemons drizzled with the glaze.
  8. Note: based on recipe from the Best Life Diet.
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HealthyBabs is absolutely correct.... Delicious! A beautiful fresh and zingy citrus chicken dish. I served with baked sweet potato and sautéed spinach. A new fav! Thank you Girl_Illa for sharing. :o)
10 Nov 10 by member: MyThyme
This is my second time making this dish and I changed it up a little bit. Seasoned the chicken breasts yesterday with herbs so they would soak up the flavor. Also, added about a cup of sauteed mushrooms and only used one lemon. I didn't even bother with the pre-browning the breasts, just put everything in a large baking dish and baked uncovered for about 80 minutes. It browned up nicely without all that prework. Served with sauteed chard and skinny mashed potatos.
19 Mar 11 by member: HealthyBabs
I was surprised how good the lemon slices were. I used frozen artichoke quarters from Trader Joes. They tasted a little metallic. Next time I'll try this with the marinated ones. Still, this tasted great. It's a keeper.
24 Aug 14 by member: Nobar

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 208 calories in 1 serving of Chicken with Artichokes and Melted Lemons.
Calorie break-down: 17% fat, 27% carbs, 56% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 38
Calories 208
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.19g 6%
  Saturated Fat 0.822g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.712g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.116g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 348mg 14%
Potassium 751mg  
Total Carbohydrate 15.1g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 6.8g 27%
  Sugars 0.36g  
Protein 30.8g  
 
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
10%
of RDI*
(208 calories)
10% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (27%)
 
Fat (17%)
 
Protein (56%)
Carbohydrates, 15.1g (27%) Fat, 4.19g (17%) Protein, 30.8g (56%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories