Chicken: California-Style Chicken

posted by Connie 12-16-102 7:46 PM

Diabetic Association
California-Style Chicken
Makes: 4 Servings
Source: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes Book

1 chicken, cut in 8 pieces (about 3 pounds)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, or 2 tsp dried basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves, or 1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
40 cloves garlic, separated, peeled
4 ribs celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare a medium baking dish with olive oil flavored nonstick pan spray.

Place the chicken in the prepared baking dish and brush with oil. Sprinkle basil, oregano, salt, and pepper over the chicken. Spread the garlic cloves, celery, onion, and parsley over and around the chicken. Pour the wine and lemon juice into the baking dish.

Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (2 pieces chicken with skin): Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Cholesterol: 111mg, Sodium: 413mg, Carbohydrate: 7g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 37g

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 5 Lean Meat, 1 Fat

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