I belong to a private group on Facebook that is comprised of women who are there to encourage each other through health, fitness, and food. My sister-in-law posted this recipe from Skinnytaste. I had all the ingredients on hand, so I thought I’d give it a try. I was NOT disappointed! I was super simple to make and tastes delicious! You will not be disappointed. Thank you Skinnytaste!
Health tips: kid friendly, diabetes friendly
Ingredients (6 servings)
- 6 thin boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 4 oz each
- kosher salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup all purpose flour (you can use whole wheat flour if you’d like)
- 1/2 teaspoon butter
- 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- 3/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
- 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 6 thin slices low sodium deli ham
- 6 slices light Swiss Cheese
- splash of white wine (such as Pinot Grigio)
- lemon, cut in half
- Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Place the flour in a shallow dish. Lightly dredge the chicken with flour on both sides, shaking off the excess reserving the flour.
- In a small bowl combine the chicken broth, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and 1 teaspoon of the reserved flour, whisk until smooth.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Melt the butter and add the olive oil and cook the chicken. Cook 2-4 minutes per side, until slightly golden, then transfer to a dish. Add a splash of wine to the skillet and let reduce for 1 minute.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low, add the chicken broth mixture. Whisk scraping up any bits stuck to the pan then simmer 2 minutes to reduce slightly (I let mine reduce too much. If you do this, just add a bit more broth). Return the chicken to the skillet, top each piece with a slice of ham and a slice of Swiss, tent the skillet with a piece of foil and simmer medium-low for 3 to 4 minutes until the cheese melts. You can also skip the foil part and put the pan under the broiler to get the cheese a bit bubbly brown.
- To serve use a spatula and transfer the chicken to each dish, spoon the remaining sauce over each piece.