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This ultra-quick recipe is as easy as it gets. Chicken breasts are wrapped in a slice of savory prosciutto, and cooked until crispy. While they rest, you whip up a simple lemony pan sauce that brings it all together. Serve with Brussels sprouts and toasted garlic bread to complete the meal.

EatingWell.com, January 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Season chicken evenly with pepper and salt; wrap each chicken breast with 1 prosciutto slice, covering as much of the chicken as possible.

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  • Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the pan and cook until golden brown on 1 side, 3 to 4 minutes. Turn the chicken over and place the pan in the oven.

  • Bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of the chicken registers 165 degrees F, 4 to 6 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer the chicken to a plate.

  • Return the skillet to medium heat; add broth and lemon juice; stir, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Simmer until reduced by about half, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter, parsley and crushed red pepper. Serve the sauce over the chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 cutlet & 4 tsp. sauce
282 calories; protein 29.9g; carbohydrates 1.5g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 0.3g; fat 17.1g; saturated fat 5.7g; cholesterol 1.4mg; vitamin a iu 418.2IU; vitamin c 5.5mg; folate 15mcg; calcium 11.9mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 34mg; potassium 413.6mg; sodium 500.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.
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