You're going to love our Low-Fat, Low-Carb take on Lemon Chicken!

Sometimes you just can’t help but appreciate the simple things. Lemon chicken is one of those tried-and-true recipes that get passed down from generation to generation. It’s a classic! That’s why our low-fat low-carb Lemon Chicken with Asparagus recipe keeps it simple – after all, they’re classics for a reason!

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INGREDIENTS

8 Oz Chicken breast, Boneless skinless, cut horizontally
1/2 Tsp Sea salt & pepper, To taste
2 Tsp Lemon pepper, Seasoning
2 Cup Asparagus, Chopped
1 Lemon, Sliced
Fresh parsley, Topping

DIRECTIONS

step #1

Cut the chicken breast horizontally to make 2 thinner pieces and season with sea salt and pepper.

step #2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then add the chicken and sauté for 3-5 minutes on each side until golden brown. Sprinkle each side with the lemon pepper directly in the pan. When the chicken is golden brown and cooked through, transfer to a plate.

step #3

Add the chopped asparagus to the pan. Sauté for a few minutes until bright green and tender crisp. Remove from the pan and set aside.

step #4

Place the lemon slices flat on the bottom of the pan and cook for a few minutes on each side without stirring so that they caramelize and deglaze the pan.

step #5

Plate your chicken on a bed of asparagus, and garnish with your cooked lemons.

step #6

Ready to serve!

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Did you know?

We tend to think of lemons and other citrus fruit as a source of vitamin C and not much else. The fact is, though, lemons are a great source of a number of nutrients our bodies need. This yellow fruit is loaded with vitamin B6, copper, potassium, magnesium, zinc, flavonoids, antioxidants, and phosphorus, to name a few. And if you need relief from a stomach ache or digestive troubles? Add some lemon to your diet! It’ll help cleanse your system and get you back on your feet in no time.

Did you like our Lemon Chicken with Asparagus? Then you’ve got to try one of these chicken recipes next: Curry Chicken Stir Fry Recipe, Coriander Chicken with Grilled Zucchini, and Arugula Chicken Salad.

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