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Chicken and Creamy Lemon Broccoli

Chicken and Creamy Lemon Broccoli Recipe


  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Description

Chicken gets an elegant makeover with alfredo, mushrooms and the slight tangy hint of lemon. It’s a beautiful meal to make when you want something special but you don’t have a lot of time.


Ingredients

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  • 4 small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, halved
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 (10 ounce) container refrigerated light Alfredo sauce

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle chicken lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and mushrooms to skillet; cook for 4 minutes, turning chicken once.
  3. Meanwhile, shred 2 teaspoons lemon peel; set aside. Slice lemon. Add lemon slices and broccoli to skillet; cook, covered, about 8 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink (170°F).
  4. Place chicken and vegetables on plates. Add Alfredo sauce to skillet; heat through. Serve with chicken. Sprinkle with lemon peel and pepper.
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Pan-Frying
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: easy chicken and broccoli, crockpot chicken and broccoli