Chicken With Leeks and Peas
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ recipeCalories247Total Fat6 gSaturated Fat1 gSodium418 mgTotal Carbohydrate12 gDietary Fiber2.5 gProtein30 g
Servings and Times
Servings2
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 teaspoonsBoneless, skinless chicken breast½ poundLeek, thinly sliced (submerge slices in bowl of cold water; grit will sink to bottom)1Dry white wine (or substitute chicken broth)¼ cupFrozen green peas5 ouncesJuice of ½ lemonSalt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to taste
  • Directions
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts and sauté 4-5 minutes, until golden on all sides.
  • Stir in leeks and cook 3-4 minutes, until tender. Add wine to pan, scraping brown bits off the bottom. Stir in peas and cook until they are heated through, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Drizzle with lemon juice and serve over rice as suggested below.



  • Exchanges
    3 very lean meats; 2.5 vegetables; 2 fats

    Side Suggestions: Lemony Jasmine Rice
    Stir 2 tablespoons parsley and zest of ½ lemon into 1 cup cooked jasmine rice. Serve chicken mixture over rice. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 123 calories; 27 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 0 g fat (0 g sat); 0.5 g fiber; 2 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1.5 starches




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