Serving Size:
1 chicken breast half + 2 tablespoons sauce

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup  low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried Herbs de Provence
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 bay leaf, crumbled


  1. Place one piece of chicken on a cutting board and cover with plastic wrap.Use a meat mallet to pound chicken until even and flat.
  2. Sprinkle pounded chicken with black pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook approximately 6 minutes on each side until done. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm.
  4. Add garlic to pan. Cook one minute, stirring constantly. Add broth, bay leaf and Herbs de Provence; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook until broth mixture is reduced to 1/2 cup, about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice and butter, stirring constantly until butter melts.
  6. Serve sauce over chicken.

Helpful hints

  • Buy 4 chicken breasts, 4 ounces each.
  • Serve with rice or over noodles, along with green beans, carrots or beets.
  • Herbs de Provence is a blend of herbes typically used in Provence region of France. The blend includes savory, fennel, basil, thyme and sometimes lavender.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 197

Protein 28 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 76 mg

Sodium 90 mg

Potassium 262 mg

Phosphorus 208 mg

Calcium 25 mg

Fiber 0.2 g

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