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Lemon Chicken Primavera

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  3 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Love fettuccine? This Italian dinner recipe featuring chicken, carrots and a citrus twist is ready in just 25 minutes!

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked fettuccine
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (9 oz) frozen grilled or cooked chicken breast strips
1
lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, quartered lengthwise
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2
cups chicken broth
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/3
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 1/3 oz)

Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until softened. Stir in chicken, asparagus, carrots and lemon-pepper seasoning. Reserve 1/4 cup of the broth; stir remaining broth into chicken mixture. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly heated and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In small bowl, blend reserved 1/4 cup broth and the cornstarch until smooth. Add to skillet; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in basil and lemon peel. Spoon chicken mixture over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle cheese over individual servings.
  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until softened. Stir in chicken, asparagus, carrots and lemon-pepper seasoning. Reserve 1/4 cup of the broth; stir remaining broth into chicken mixture. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly heated and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In small bowl, blend reserved 1/4 cup broth and the cornstarch until smooth. Add to skillet; cook and stir until thickened. Stir in basil and lemon peel. Spoon chicken mixture over fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle cheese over individual servings.

Expert Tips

For convenience, look for pre-shredded Parmesan cheese in the deli or dairy department of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
1010mg
42%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
23g
23%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%
120%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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