Chicken Breasts with Herbs


The herb mixture used in this 30-minute recipe is a variation on the traditional Italian condiment, gremolata.

Chicken Breasts with Herbs
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
14 mins
Total Time:
29 mins


  • cup chopped Italian (flat leaf )parsley

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic (about 3 cloves)

  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • ¼ cup chicken broth


  1. In small bowl stir together parsley, oregano, lemon peel, and garlic. Set aside. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  2. In 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat cook chicken in butter for 6 minutes or until browned, turning once. Transfer to plate. Remove skillet from heat; stir in half herb mixture. Return to heat. Add broth; bring to boiling, stirring to scrape up browned bits. Return chicken to skillet; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.

  3. Serve with pan sauce; sprinkle with remaining herb mixture. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
11g Fat
2g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 356mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 490mg 10%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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