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Italian Single-Skillet Chicken

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • ½ cup red onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced in half to make 4 thin sliced cutlets
  • ¼ cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet to medium high heat.
  • Add peppers and onions. Cook for about 5 minutes or until softened.
  • Add garlic and cook for another few minutes.
  • Push onions and peppers to edges of the pan and add chicken cutlets.
  • Season cutlets in the pan with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Cook on each side for 5 minutes, then check temperature for doneness.
  • Place peppers and onions on top of chicken cutlets.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top and cover until melted.

Nutrition: ¼ of recipe serving = 190 calories, 1.5g fiber, 5g carb, 9g fat, 22g protein

Gigi Ravenhall is a Registered Dietitian at Long Island Laparoscopic Surgery focusing on pre and post-operative nutritional education and counseling. Gigi most enjoys the aspect of her work where she gets to know people on an individual basis to provide personalized support.