Broccoli and Brussels sprouts are loaded with cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and this supercharged dinner of Chicken Breast With Shaved Brussels Sprouts provides real nutritional punch. This one-dish meal is super lean and also packs potassium--which helps to keep your blood pressure down.Broccoli and Brussels sprouts are loaded with cancer-preventing phytonutrients. This recipe also packs potassium, which helps keep your blood pressure down.

Sarah Copeland

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Romulo Yanes

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups slaw and 4 ounces chicken)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat, cover, and let stand 15 minutes. Drain chicken and run under cold water. Cool completely; set aside. Using 2 forks, shred into bite-size pieces; reserve.

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  • Meanwhile, use a vegetable peeler to remove outer layer of broccoli stems; discard. Continue peeling stems into long strips. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add broccoli strips, Brussels sprouts, celery, hazelnuts, parsley, and reserved chicken to bowl with dressing; toss. Divide among 4 shallow bowls. Top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

309 calories; fat 17g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 10.2g; poly fat 2g; protein 31g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 80mg; iron 2mg; sodium 409mg; calcium 141mg.