Chicken Breasts with Parsley-Cilantro Sauce

Dairy-free
Egg-free
Heart-Healthy
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Nut-free
Soy-free
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 shallots, peeled
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts halves

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ready in
20 minutes
  1. For the sauce, in a blender combine shallots, red pepper flakes, parsley, cilantro, oregano and several tablespoons of the broth. Pulse to blend. Repeat with remaining broth, several tablespoons at a time; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Place chicken in skillet; cook to brown both sides. Add sauce; cover and cook 5 minutes per side or until tender (165°F).
  3. Transfer chicken to a platter, spoon sauce on top, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 224, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 73mg, Sodium 165mg, Carbohydrate 2g, Protein 27g
Serving Size1
Calories224
Total Fat10g
Total Fat (extra)16
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)10
Cholesterol73mg
Cholesterol (extra)24
Sodium165mg
Sodium (extra)7
Potassium394mg
Carbohydrate2g
Carbohydrate (extra)1
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)4
Protein27g
Omega30g
Vitamin A2405IU
Vitamin A (extra)48
Vitamin C29mg
Vitamin C (extra)49
Iron14mg
Iron (extra)79