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Lemon Thyme Chicken with Sauteed Vegetables

Lemon Thyme Chicken with Sauteed Vegetables

Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, divided
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders, lightly pounded
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium shallot, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta

Directions:

  1. In a zip-lock bag, combine 3 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 teaspoons garlic, and 2 teaspoons thyme; season to taste with salt and black pepper. Add chicken tenders, seal the bag, and gently turn to coat. Set aside.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallot, remaining garlic, edamame, and tomatoes; saute 4 minutes.
  3. Use a vegetable peeler to slice zucchini into long ribbons. Add zucchini and remaining lemon juice and thyme to vegetables in skillet; saute 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl, stir in feta, and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  4. Add remaining oil to skillet. Remove chicken from marinade and saute 2 to 3 minutes a side or until cooked through. Serve with vegetables.

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