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RecipeChicken Paillard

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 26 g
  • Total Fat: 11 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 9.5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 85 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 0 g
    • Natural Sugar: 0 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 50 mg

This simple and delicious meal comes together in no time at all and calls for just a handful of ingredients, making it the perfect meal for busy weeknights. It’s also fancy enough to serve for company at a get-together. Easy yet elegant—the ideal combination.

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This recipe makes 5 servings
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon black ground pepper
  • Optional seasonings: chopped shallots or chopped parsley
  • 1¼ pounds boneless, skinless thin chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt to taste

Whisk olive oil, lemon juice and pepper in small bowl. Add optional chopped shallots or parsley, or the herbs of your choice, if desired.

Marinate chicken breasts in olive oil mixture.

Heat skillet over medium-high heat and add chicken. Add a sprinkling of salt. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and add a second sprinkling of salt. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.

Serving option: Top with arugula, chopped tomato and avocado, and drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar or lite vinaigrette.

Want more chicken recipes? You’ll flip for this crispy and delicious Baked Fried Chicken!

Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D