Healthy Sautéed Chicken with Sugar Snaps

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Healthy Sautéed Chicken with Sugar Snaps
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
ready in 35 min.
Ready in
Calories:
180
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie180 kcal(9 %)
Protein15.52 g(16 %)
Fat6.91 g(6 %)
Carbohydrates13.57 g(9 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.92 g(6 %)
Vitamin A49.19 mg(6,149 %)
Vitamin D0.04 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.34 mg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁0.14 mg(14 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin10 mg(83 %)
Vitamin B₆0.36 mg(26 %)
Folate18.41 μg(6 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin0.3 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.15 μg(5 %)
Vitamin C26.4 mg(28 %)
Potassium206.14 mg(5 %)
Calcium29.4 mg(3 %)
Magnesium35.73 mg(12 %)
Iron1.41 mg(9 %)
Zinc0.8 mg(10 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.9 g
Cholesterol40.37 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
Chicken breastsaltlemonsaltLong grain rice

Ingredients

for
4
For Sauteed Chicken
2
boneless, skinless Chicken breasts (175 g | 6 oz each)
kosher salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
1 tablespoon
good-quality olive oil
1
fresh lemon cut into wedges (for drizzling)
For Rice and Sugar Snap Peas
1 ½ cups
½ teaspoon
½ tablespoon
butter (optional)
¾ cup
2 cups
fresh, sugar-snap Pea pod (rinsed and trimmed)

Preparation steps

1.
For Sauteed Chicken:
2.
Rinse chicken under cold running water and pat completely dry with paper towels. Season chicken lightly on both sides with salt and pepper.
3.
Heat olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet, set over medium-high. Add chicken and cook 4 to 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and juices run clear.
4.
For Rice and Sugar Snap Peas:
5.
In a saucepan, bring water, salt and butter to a boil.
6.
Add rice, stirring to incorporate. Cover tightly and reduce heat to medium low. Cook rice for 20 minutes. Do not remove lid.
7.
Remove pan from heat source and fluff rice with a fork.
8.
Meanwhile, fill a large saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Place a steamer basket over the pan and carefully place the pea pods in the basket. Cover and steam the peas for 5 to 6 minutes, or until tender crisp.
9.
Divide chicken, rice and pea pods between serving plates. Garnish with lemon wedges.