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Lemongrass-Lime Baked Chicken (3.5 Points)

Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Vegetable oil spray
1 tablespoon 15mlFresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon 15mlFesh lime juice
1 teaspoon 5mlVegetable oil or margarine* - melted**
1   Garlic - minced (or 1/2 tsp
  Bottled minced
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPepper
2   Lemongrass - or 1 tbsp grated
  Lemon zest
4   (about 4 oz each) skinless boneless - or 2
  Chicken breast halves
1/2   Chicken, cut into serving pieces, - (1/2 to 3)
  Skinned, fat removed

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 9-inch-square baking pan or 1-quart

casserole dish with vegetable oil spray.

In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, lime juice, oil, garlic, and pepper.

Set aside.

Remove outer leaf of lemongrass. Slice bottom 6 to 8 inches of lemongrass

crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces. Add to lemon juice mixture.

Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Put chicken in baking pan.


juice mixture.

Bake boneless breasts, covered, for 30 minutes, pieces for 40 minutes, or

until tender, basting occasionally; uncover and bake for 10 minutes, or

until brown. Remove and discard lemongrass.

*Use canola, safflower, soybean, sunflower, sesame or olive oil.

** Select margarine with liquid vegetable oil as the first ingredient and


more than 2 grams of saturated fat per tablespoon.

Serves 4

Nutrient Analysis: Calories: 153 kcal; Total Fat: 4 gm; Protein: 23gm;

Saturated: 1 gm; Carbohydrate: 1 gm; Polyunsaturated:1 gm; Sodium: 55 mg;

Monounsaturated:1 gm; Fiber: 0 gm; Cholesterol: 63 gm

MC Formatted by Donna ([email protected]); AllPointedRecipes



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