Fresh fennel is the tasty addition to lean chicken breasts served with a light tomato sauce and capers. It's nice for the family and special enough for entertaining.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Split chicken breast in half horizontally to form two thin cutlets. Sprinkle both sides of each chicken piece with the salt and pepper. Lightly coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; add oil and heat skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook about 6 minutes or until no longer pink, turning once. Transfer chicken to a plate; cover with foil and keep warm.

  • Add fennel, shallot, and garlic to skillet; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add undrained tomatoes; cook about 2 minutes more or until fennel is tender. Stir in parsley, capers, and Italian seasoning; cook for 1 more minute. Serve immediately over chicken. Makes 2 servings (1 chicken piece with 1/2 cup tomato mixture).

Nutrition Facts

181 calories; protein 28.1g 56% DV; carbohydrates 11.1g 4% DV; dietary fiber 3.6g 15% DV; sugars 4.2g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterol 65.7mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 299.6IU 6% DV; vitamin c 100mg 167% DV; folate 21.4mcg 5% DV; calcium 63.3mg 6% DV; iron 1.9mg 10% DV; magnesium 35.6mg 13% DV; potassium 453.1mg 13% DV; sodium 397.5mg 16% DV.