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Italian Chicken Scampi

Italian Chicken Scampi

Servings: 4
Yield: 4 servings

Italian Chicken Scampi

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Italian Chicken Scampi

Delicious chicken scampi recipe! Like the one, they make at restaurant!

Italian Chicken Scampi

Ingredients for Italian Chicken Scampi:

6 ounces dry whole-grain spaghetti or angel hair pasta

1 pound chicken, cut into small pieces

2 T lemon juice, divided

A little salt and pepper

⅓ c reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light

¼ t salt

Fresh ground pepper, to taste

1 T fresh garlic, minced

¾ c white wine (see tip)

¼ c reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tsp all-purpose flour

Chives for garnish, optional

What do you need to make Italian Chicken Scampi:

Italian Chicken Scampi

How to make Italian Chicken Scampi:

Step 1. Prepare the pasta to al dente, according to package directions.

Italian Chicken Scampi

Step 2. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a little salt and pepper. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium heat.

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Italian Chicken Scampi

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Step 3. Add chicken pieces, and cook for about 4 minutes per side, or until done. Remove the chicken to a plate and set aside.

Step 4. Wipe pan with a paper towel, and coat with additional cooking spray. Melt butter in the pan, and add salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook for one minute, stirring occasionally. Stir in the wine, chicken broth, and remaining 1 tablespoon of 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.

Step 5. Add flour to the sauce and whisk until combined. Sauté over medium heat for 1 minute. Mix in cooked chicken and sauté until heated through.

Step 6. For each serving, divide ¾ cup pasta on each plate. Spoon about 1 cup of Chicken Scampi with sauce on top of pasta. Garnish with chopped chives, if desired.

Makes 4 servings. Enjoy!

Italian Chicken Scampi

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Italian Chicken Scampi

Italian Chicken Scampi

Italian Chicken Scampi

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces dry whole grain spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 2 T lemon juice, divided
  • A little salt and pepper
  • ⅓ c reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light
  • ¼ t salt
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 T fresh garlic, minced
  • ¾ c white wine (see tip)
  • ¼ c reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp all purpose flour
  • Chives for garnish, optional

Instructions

    1. Prepare the pasta to al dente, according to package directions.
    2. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice and a little salt and pepper. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium heat.
    3. Add chicken pieces, and cook for about 4 minutes per side, or until done. Remove the chicken to a plate and set aside.
    4. Wipe pan with a paper towel, and coat with additional cooking spray. Melt butter in the pan, and add salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook for one minute, stirring occasionally. Stir in the wine, chicken broth, and remaining 1 tablespoon of 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.
    5. Add flour to the sauce and whisk until combined. Sauté over medium heat for 1 minute. Mix in cooked chicken and sauté until heated through.
    6. For each serving, divide ¾ cup pasta on each plate. Spoon about 1 cup of Chicken Scampi with sauce on top of pasta. Garnish with chopped chives, if desired.
    7. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 517Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 126mgSodium: 443mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 32g

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