Thursday, May 29, 2008

Pan-Seared Chicken with Garlic Sauce

This recipe came from the weight watchers website. It is full of flavor, moist and delicious. I recommend this highly! And - it's SUPER fast to make!

Copied from Weight Watchers Website:

Pan-Seared Chicken with Garlic Sauce

1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 tsp table salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, four 4-ox pieces
1 tsp olive oil
12 medium garlic cloves, halved
1 cup fat-free chicken broth, reduced-sodium, divided

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with herb mixture.

Heat oil in a large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 2 minutes on each side. Add garlic and 3/4 cup broth. Place pan in oven. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes or until chicken is done and garlic cloves are soft.

Remove pan from oven. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm. Add remaining 1/4 cup broth to pan. Mash garlic with fork. Cook garlic mixture over medium heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated; stir. Serve garlic sauce over chicken.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 2 tbsp garlic sauce)
3 points per serving

I forgot to take a picture! But trust me, it's yummy!

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