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Skillet Chicken with Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

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Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, about 3/4 cup vegetables, and 1/2 cup sauce)

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 8 ounces baby carrots 8 ounces small red potatoes, halved 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 8 thin lemon slices, seeds removed 1 1/2 cups whole milk, divided 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 3/4 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson) 1/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley

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Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°. 2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes or until golden brown. Turn and cook 2 minutes. Remove chicken from pan. Place carrots and potatoes, cut side down, in pan; sprinkle with thyme. Place pan in oven; bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Return chicken to pan; top with lemon slices. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Place chicken and vegetables on a plate. 3. Combine 1/2 cup milk, flour, and rind in a bowl. Return pan to medium-high heat (do not wipe out pan). Add flour mixture, remaining 1 cup milk, and stock to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits; cook 3 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken and vegetables to pan. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutritional Information

Calories 365 Fat 11.1 g Satfat 3.2 g Protein 42 g Carbohydrate 23 g Fiber 3 g Cholesterol 118 mg Iron 2 mg Sodium 673 mg Calcium 156 mg Sugars 9 g 9 Smartpoints source:pointsrecipes

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