SPECIAL ITALIAN CHICKEN SCAMPI
This is such a wonderful chicken recipe. It has all the same, fantastic flavors of shrimp scampi only it’s made with chicken! To make it skinny, I sautéed the chicken in a reduced-fat buttery, garlic and lemon wine sauce. It’s easy to make and tastes luxuriously rich! Each serving has 380 calories, 10 grams of fat and 10 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
6 ounces dry whole grain spaghetti or angel hair pasta
1 pound chicken, (boneless skinless) cut into small pieces
1 tablespoon lemon juice
A little salt and pepper
⅓ cup reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light
¼ teaspoon salt
Fresh ground pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
¾ cup white wine, see shopping tip
¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
Chives for garnish, optional
( DIRECTIONS IN THE NEXT PAGE) :
1. Prepare the pasta according to package directions. Cook the pasta al dente (not overcooked). Drain and set aside.
2. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tablespoon lemon juice and a little salt and pepper. Coat a large nonstick pan with cooking spray. Add chicken pieces. Cook for about 4 minutes, using a spatula, turn over, stir often and continue to cook for about 3-4 minutes, until chicken is cooked completely. Remove to a plate and set aside.
3. Wipe pan clean and coat with more cooking spray. Melt butter in pan. Add salt, pepper and garlic. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in white wine, chicken broth and lemon juice. Cook over medium-high heat until it starts to boil, turn heat down to medium and continue to cook for about 2-3 minutes until the mixture is reduced to about ¾ cup.
4. Add flour to sauce and whisk until combined. Sauté over medium heat for 1 minute. Mix in cooked chicken and sauté until heated through …To Find Out All The Yummy Ingredients And The Step By Step Directions To Follow for this Delicious recipes,Please Head On Over To Next Page Or Open button