Low Fat Lemon-Herb Sauce
Contributed by: Chris, WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com
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- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/2 cup fat free chicken broth
- Grated peel and juice of 1/2 Sunkist lemon
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped chives, or 1 teaspoon finely chopped favorite fresh herb*
Measure cornstarch into a 4-cup glass measure. Pour in a small amount of chicken broth and
stir until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Stir in remaining chicken broth. Cover tightly with
microwave wrap. Microwave at HIGH (100 percent) for 1 minute. Remove from oven, uncover
and scrape sides and bottom of dish well. Using a whisk, whisk well to dissolve lumps. Stir in
grated lemon peel and juice. Recover with wrap, return to oven and microwave for 1 minute.
Prick wrap to release steam. Remove from oven and uncover. Serve hot. Makes about 1/2 cup. 1
tablespoon sauce has four calories and no fat.
*Substitute 1/4 to 1/3 teaspoon dried herb, crushed.
Additional cooking time may be needed for lower than 650-watt microwave ovens.