Tart grapefruit juice and fresh mint invigorate the taste buds.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 1998




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Instructions Checklist
  • Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear until well browned, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

  • Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan. Add shallots and red pepper. Cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk broth, grapefruit juice, 1 tablespoon mint and flour in a small bowl. Add to the pan. Cook, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

  • Return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan; reduce heat to low. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a warmed platter. Season the sauce with salt and pepper and spoon over the chicken. Garnish with the remaining 1 tablespoon mint.

Nutrition Facts

181 calories; protein 24g 48% DV; carbohydrates 6.1g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.4g 2% DV; sugars 0.4g; fat 6.2g 10% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 6% DV; cholesterol 62.7mg 21% DV; vitamin a iu 433.1IU 9% DV; vitamin c 13.1mg 22% DV; folate 13.5mcg 3% DV; calcium 23.7mg 2% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 29.6mg 11% DV; potassium 315.4mg 9% DV; sodium 198.9mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV.