Who says you have to have shrimp to havescampi? This quick and easy dish is made with chicken and ingredientsreadily found in a well-stocked pantry, is sure to become a familyfavorite.
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Recipe: Chicken Scampi
2 teaspoons dried parsley1 teaspoon dried basil1/4 teaspoon dried oregano4 large garlic cloves, finely minced (about2 tablespoons)16 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast,cut into 2-inch long strips (approximately 1/3-inches thick)1 teaspoon kosher or sea saltFreshly ground pepper to taste1/2 cup butter1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1/4 cup fresh lemon juice or to tasteHot cooked pasta or riceFreshly grated Parmesan cheese for topping(optional)
Makes 4 servings.
*It is very important when cooking chickenthat it is cooked thoroughly, so there is no pink and the fleshis opaque all the way through. However, watch this dish closelyas the thinly sliced chicken will quickly turn from “done”to “dry” due to the process of cooking in a hot butter/oilmixture.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4of recipe): 461.9 calories; 72% calories from fat; 38.0g totalfat; 129.4mg cholesterol; 712.0mg sodium; 351.5mg potassium;2.5g carbohydrates; 0.3g fiber; 0.4g sugar; 2.3g net carbs; 27.8gprotein.
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