February 18, 2013

Chicken breast with vegetables

Easy and healthy. Dinner ready using only 1 pan.

servings: 4
time: 30 minutes

1 lb. chicken breast cut into cubes
salt to taste
1 teaspoon mustard
juice of 1 lemon
4 crushed garlic cloves
1 tbs. olive oil
½ onion, finely chopped
1 zucchini cut into half moons
6 fresh mushrooms cut into slices
chopped chives to garnish


1 – In a bowl, season the chicken with salt, mustard, lemon and garlic. Mix well.
2 – In saucepan, heat the oil and add the chicken. Let it brown for about 3 minutes. Stir and leave another 3 minutes.
3 – Add onion, mix well and cover the pan (+2 minutes).
4 – Put zucchini and mushrooms and let cook until they are to your taste, more or less tender.
5 – Taste and add salt/pepper to your taste, and sprinkle chives.

Tips and Options
To make your meal even healthier, serve with a mix green salad.
Add other types of vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, corn, grated carrots.

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Peito de frango com legumes.

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