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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • 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; 2.6 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 66 mg cholesterol; 397 mg sodium. 453 mg potassium; 11.1 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 28.1 g protein; 300 IU vitamin a iu; 100 mg vitamin c; 21 mcg folate; 63 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 36 mg magnesium;