Lemon Garlic Chicken
Contributed by: Phyllis Pellman Good of Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook
From the Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook: Slow Cooker Favorites - to include Everyone!
By Phyllis Pellman Good with American Diabetes Association. Published by Good Books.
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Cindy Krestynick, Glen Lyon, PA
(Ideal slow cooker size: 4-quart)
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 6 (5 ozs. each) chicken breast halves, skinned and rinsed
- 2 Tbsp. canola oil
- 1/4 cup water
- 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules
- 1 tsp. minced fresh parsley
Combine oregano, salt, and pepper. Rub all of mixture into chicken. Brown chicken in canola oil in skillet. Transfer to slow cooker.
Place water, lemon juice, garlic, and bouillon cubes in skillet. Bring to boil, loosening browned bits from skillet. Pour over chicken.
Cover. Cook on High 2-2 1/2 hours, or Low 4-5 hours.
Add parsley and baste chicken. Cover. Cook on High 15-30 minutes, until chicken is tender.
Exchange List Values: Meat, very lean 4.0, Fat 1.5
Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than 7 million copies.
Good also authored the New York Times bestselling Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly: Healthy, Low-Fat Recipes for your Slow Cooker. She co-authored the national #1 bestselling cookbook (with Dawn J. Ranck) Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with your Slow Cooker, which appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers list, as well as the best seller lists of USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense. In addition, Good authored Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining: Slow Cooker Favorites for All the Year Round, also in the series (with Ranck).
Good's other cookbooks include The Best of Amish Cooking, The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals, The Central Market Cookbook, and Favorite Recipes with Herbs.
Phyllis Pellman Good is Senior Editor at Good Books. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from New York University. She and her husband, Merle, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of two young-adult daughters.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy. Its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The American Diabetes Association is the leading publisher of comprehensive diabetes information. Its huge library of practical and authoritative books for people with diabetes covers every aspect of self-care cooking and nutrition, fitness, weight control, medications, complications, emotional issues, and general self-care.
Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 210 (calories from Fat 71), Total Fat 8 gm (Saturated Fat 1.2 gm, Polyunsat Fat 2.1 gm, Monounsat Fat 3.8 gm, Cholesterol 84 mg), Sodium 283 mg, Total Carbohydrate 1 gm, Dietary Fiber 0 gm, Sugars 1 gm, Protein 32 gm