Chicken: Grecian Style Chicken

posted by Elle 06-30-103 7:04 PM

Grecian Style Chicken
Credit: Better Homes and Gardens Prize Winning Recipes, page 32; c. 2003, 2003 Copyright by The Meredith Corporation. "Accented with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and feta cheese, this Mediterranean style main dish takes only 30 minutes to make.

1/4 cup toasted wheat germ or fine dry bread crumbs
4 medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking oil
1 small zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced (1 cup)
1/2 of a medium green sweet pepper, chopped
1/2 of a medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash ground black pepper
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
2 tablespoons water
4 teaspoons lime juice or lemon juice
3 cups hot cooked orzo, couscous, or rice
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)

Place wheat germ or bread crumbs in a shallow bowl; coat chicken with the wheat germ or crumbs. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat; add chicken and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender and no longer pink, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.

In same skillet heat remaining oil. Add zucchini, sweet pepper, onion, garlic, salt and black pepper and cook for 3 minutes. Add tomato wedges, water and lime or lemon juice; cook for another minute more. Remove from heat.
To serve, divide orzo, couscous or rice among four dinner plates. Spoon vegetable mixture over; place chicken on top of vegetables. Sprinkle feta cheese over chicken.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition facts per serving: 418 calories; 13 g total fat (4 g sat fat); 78mg cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 36 g protein. Daily Values: 8% vitamin A, 48% Vitamin C; 11% calcium; 19% iron.

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