Easy Lemon Chicken

By ADW|2017-08-23T14:15:54-04:00Updated: August 23rd, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 12 ounces chicken breast tenders, cut in thirds
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, sliced into 2-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, sliced into 2-inch strips


  1. Mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in a small mixing bowl. Add sliced chicken tenders.
  2. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir the lemon juice, 1/4 cup soy sauce, chicken broth, ginger, garlic, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener and 1 teaspoon cornstarch together in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  4. Heat oil in a medium frying pan. Add chicken and cook over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until just done.
  5. Add sauce and sliced peppers then cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until sauce thickens and peppers are slightly tender.
  6. Serve Immediately.

Food Exchanges: 3 Very Lean Meats, 1 Fat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:    150
Calories from Fat:    40
Total Fat:    5g
Saturated Fat:    1g
Cholesterol:    50mg
Sodium:    730mg
Total Carbs:    6g
Dietary Fiber:    1g
Sugars:    1g
Protein:    21g

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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