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Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken

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Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken Recipe

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Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenMediterranean Skillet Chicken Ingredients

2 large chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup chicken broth

2 cloves garlic, minced

Juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon dried basil

½ teaspoon dried parsley

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered

½ cup black olives, finely chopped

½ cup red onion, finely chopped

½ cup feta, crumbled

1 avocado, chopped

Optional fresh parsley as garnish

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenPreheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place chicken breasts on a cutting board and using a sharp knife, slice in half lengthwise. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with dried basil, dried parsley and salt and pepper.

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenHeat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3 minutes each side. Transfer chicken to a plate.

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenAdd chicken broth, garlic and the juice of 1 lemon to the hot skillet. Allow juices to simmer for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat.

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenAdd chicken back into the skillet. Add chopped tomatoes, onions and olives on top. Place in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet ChickenRemove from oven and add chopped fresh avocado, crumbled feta and fresh parsley. Serve warm.

Yield: 4

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken

Low Carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts sliced in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • ½ cup black olives finely chopped
  • ½ cup red onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup feta crumbled
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • Optional fresh parsley as garnish

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Place chicken breasts on a cutting board and using a sharp knife, slice in half lengthwise.

Sprinkle both sides of chicken with dried basil, dried parsley and salt and pepper.

Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Add chicken and cook for 3 minutes each side.
Transfer chicken to a plate.

Add chicken broth, garlic and the juice of 1 lemon to the hot skillet.
Allow juices to simmer for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat.

Add chicken back into the skillet.
Add chopped tomatoes, onions and olives on top.
Place in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and add chopped fresh avocado, crumbled feta and fresh parsley.
Serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 307Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 653mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 24g

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Hesper Fry

Sunday 30th of June 2019

This recipe looks like one my husband would really enjoy.

Antoinette M

Sunday 30th of June 2019

This looks great and my family would enjoy this dish!

Cassandra D

Friday 28th of June 2019

The low carb Mediterranean Skillet Chicken looks absolutely delicious.

BookLady

Tuesday 25th of June 2019

What a great recipe for the summer! Thanks for sharing.

Sunnymay

Tuesday 25th of June 2019

This looks like a simple and delicious recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes from start to finish. I love the flavors and health in Mediterranean foods. Thanks for the recipe.

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