Here’s an easy and delicious recipe for a 30-Minute Meal: Lemon & Dill Chicken. With less than 200 calories and 6 grams of fat, it has just 4 Weight Watchers +Points/serving! The sauce in this is delicious. Also, I reheated leftovers the next day and the flavors tasted even better!
I used my spiral cutter to make “noodles” out of a zucchini and threw ’em in. Gotta love ZOODLES.
Lemon & Dill Chicken
WHAT YOU NEED:
- 1 lb. uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
- 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), divided
- Salt & pepper, to taste
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth – try making your own broth!
- 2 teaspoons flour
- 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh dill, divided
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 zucchini, spiral cut into long strips
WHAT YOU DO:
Season chicken pieces on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet over med-high heat. Add chicken and cook thoroughly. Transfer chicken to a plate and tent with foil.
Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 1/2 tsp oil to the pan. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk broth, flour, 1 tablespoon dill and lemon juice in a measuring cup and add to pan. Cook, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 3 mins.
Return chicken and any accumulated juices to pan; reduce heat to low and simmer for 3-4 mins. At the very end of cooking mix in the zucchini. Transfer to a serving platter. Season sauce with salt and pepper and spoon sauce over the chicken. Garnish with the remaining 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill.
Makes: 4 servings
Estimated nutrition information per serving:
- 193 calories
- 6 g fat
- 8 g carbohydrates
- 24 g protein
- 2 g fiber
WW PlusPoints per serving: 4