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Quick and Easy Garlic Chicken Scampi

  • ¼ cup minced yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup organic low-sodium vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • ¼ cup minced red bell pepper
  • ½ tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon fresh grated lemon peel
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley or 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 ounces cooked chicken breast, sliced or diced
  • ½ cup cooked wild rice
  1. In a medium pan over low heat, sauté onion in olive oil and half of the broth. Cook for three to five minutes.
  2. Add zucchini, bell pepper, remaining broth, lemon juice, lemon peel, parsley, garlic, black pepper, and sea salt to pan. Increase heat if needed, and cook for three to four minutes.
  3. Add chicken to pan, and cook for two minutes.
  4. Place rice on plate, and top with chicken and vegetable mixture.

Recipe: Cynthia Sass, M.P.H., R.D.

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