Prep: 7 minutes Cook: 6 minutes. Top chicken with salad, or serve it alongside.Spice up a plain piece of chicken with this recipe that's quick, easy, and healthy. Use minimal salt, especially for those who have hypertension. It's important to balance sodium intake because it can increase blood pressure.


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast)


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  • Place each chicken-breast half between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or a rolling pin. Salt and pepper both sides of each chicken-breast half.

  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 3 minutes per side, until golden and cooked through. Cook in batches if necessary to prevent from crowding the pan.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; protein 13g; cholesterol 37mg; iron 1mg; sodium 172mg; calcium 8mg.