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Lemon Goat Cheese Chicken
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Sauteed chicken breasts topped with a thick lemon and goat cheese sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196.0
Total Carbs 1.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 0.3 g
Total Fat 7.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Potassium 367.1 mg
Protein 28.8 g
Sodium 253.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 4 Lean Meat
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4 each  boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tbsp  olive oil
2 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  kosher salt
1 pinch  black pepper
1 cup  low sodium chicken broth
2 tsp  fresh thyme
1 tsp  grated lemon rind
4 oz  goat cheese
  1. To pound chicken, place breasts between 2 layers of plastic wrap. Use meat mallet or heavy rolling pin to pound until they are 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Peel and cut garlic cloves.
  3. Pour oil into large saute pan. Sauté garlic in oil over medium-high heat until the garlic is golden.
  4. Place chicken in pan. Cook 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  5. Add broth, salt, pepper, thyme, and lemon zest to pan. Stir.
  6. Cover pan. Lower heat to medium-low. Simmer for 3 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  7. Using slotted spoon, remove chicken to serving platter. Cover and set aside in warm place.
  8. Raise heat to high. Boil liquid until it becomes thick, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  9. Lower heat to medium. Stir in goat cheese and cook until melted.
  10. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve.

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