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jayjay21
October 24th, 2008, 11:42 AM
Hello fellow recipe connoisseurs. I am new to this forum. I hope you enjoy my first recipe contribution. Please let me know how you like?! This is an excellent recipe I came across a while back, and have been preparing it since.
Ingredients:
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp olive oil
3 medium garlic cloves , minced
1 tsp fresh oregano (or teaspoon dry)
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4-4oz)
1 cooking spray
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cup cooked long grain brown rice

Directions:
1 In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and oregano. Add chicken breasts to marinade and turn to coat. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
2 Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Remove chicken from marinade and season well with salt and pepper. Reserve marinade.
3 Cook chicken over high heat for approximately 5-7 minutes on each side. Add reserved marinade to pan and bring to a boil for 1 minute.
4 Serve chicken breasts over brown rice.

This is a low carb recipe. For additional nutritional facts (for those of us who are watching what we eat) go to Diabetic Recipes | Greek Lemon Chicken and Rice (http://www.dlife.com/dLife/diabetic-recipes/2669/Greek-Lemon-Chicken-and-Rice.html). Enjoy!