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This month you are in for a treat – I am sharing an “original” recipe. I try very hard to prepare nutritious, low-cal and low-carb meals whenever possible. They can be very delicious and quick to prepare. I plan to share other such meals with you in the future. Hope you enjoy my Chicken with Mushroom Sauce.

What You’ll Need:

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 tsp. olive oil

2 Tbsp. butter

1 pkg. fresh sliced mushrooms (cut each in half)

2 green onions (scallions), sliced on the diagonal

1/4 cup white cooking wine

Method:

  1. Prepare the chicken 2 days ahead of time. Or, marinate at least 6 hours if you don’t plan ahead. You want the chicken to be very tender.
  2. Using a very sharp knife, slice each breast into 2 or 3 thin slices. (You may prefer to buy the thin sliced chicken breasts already sliced for you in the meat department.) Marinate the chicken in Zesty Italian Salad Dressing for 2 days in the refrigerator. When ready to prepare the meal, remove the chicken to paper towels and pat dry.
  3. In a small skillet, melt butter, add sliced mushrooms, cook on medium for 5 minutes, add green onions, and cook on low 5 minutes.
  4. In a larger skillet, on high heat, add olive oil and then add chicken breasts. Cook 2 minutes on each side. Turn heat to medium for 5 minutes. Turn chicken. Add mushrooms, onions and butter to top of chicken. Add wine and cook on low 5 minutes.
  5. Move Chicken and mushroom sauce to a warm serving platter.

Serve with a nice tossed salad with balsamic vinaigrette and diet-iced tea. Or you might try diet tonic water with a slice of lime. Dessert can be a sugar-free Jell-O with whipped cream. You have a low-cal, low-carb meal.

This will make 2 servings. Company coming? Prepare 1 boneless skinless chicken breast per person and prepare additional ingredients as needed.