Sunday, September 9, 2012

Healthy Cream Sauce Chicken

Well I was in search of  healthy wine cream sauce chicken yeah right.

SO I made my own!

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs butter (I used parkay)
  • 2/3 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • Sea salt (Rub)
  • Table salt and Pepper to taste (sauce)

Swirl olive oil and butter in a large skillet on Medium-High heat. Let melt till the butter has little to no bubbles left (not brown!).

Meanwhile, Cut any fat off chicken breasts, then pat dry with a paper towel (helps them brown) and rub sea salt on breasts.

When ready, place chicken breasts (pretty side down first) in skillet and leave for 5 min. Then flip and leave for 4 min.
Check chicken is done with temp reader (165 deg) or slice the middle and look to make sure not pink.
Take out chicken, place on a plate, and  keep warm.

Add chicken broth and lemon juice to skillet (leave left behind chicken bits and juices) and and let boil to a little more 1/4 cup of liquid. (so the sauce is not thin in the end) stir every once in awhile.

Reduce heat to low and stir in 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt.
Slowly add brown sugar and salt and pepper taste.
Stir every once in awhile.

Cook any other things may want and then spoon sauce over chicken and serve!
(I chose red potatoes and broccoli) :)

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