Recipe: Low-Sodium Chicken Piccata

Adapted from The DASH Diet Action Plan: Proven to Boost Weight Loss and Improve Health (A DASH Diet Book)

We had this last night and DH really liked it. I didn’t have all the ingredients on hand and my car is still out of commission so I made a few changes 🙂

Original Recipe:

Chicken Breast, no skin, 16 ounces
Yellow Cornmeal, .5 cup
Lemon pepper 1 tbsp
Low-sodium chicken broth, 1 cup
Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
Lemon Juice, 2 tbsp
Butter, unsalted, 2 tbsp

Directions

Preheat broth over medium heat.
pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch think.
Mex cornmeal and pepper on a plate and dip chicken in it. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat add chicken and cook for 4 minutes on each side until brown. Remove from pan and keep warm.
Add lemon juice and hot chicken broth to skillet, scraping the pan. Reduce heat to medium, stir in butter. Return chicken to skillet and cook for 3 minutes until done. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 4 4oz servings

Number of Servings: 4

Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 287
Total Fat: 12 g
Cholesterol: 82 mg
Sodium: 94 mg
Total Carbs: 20 g
Protein 28 g
Potassium: 299 mg


My Version:

Chicken Breast, no skin, 16 ounces, cut into thin slices
Mss. Dash Original, 1 tbsp
Low-sodium chicken broth, 1 cup
Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
Lime Juice, 2 tbsp (note change lemon to lime)
Butter, unsalted, 1 tbsp

Directions

Preheat broth over medium heat.
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat add lime juice, Mrs. Dash and chicken broth to skillet, scraping the pan. Add chicken and cook for 4 minutes on each side until brown.  Reduce heat to medium, stir in butter.
Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 6