Easy Lemon Chicken

Makes 4 servings.


1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
12 ounces chicken breast tenders, cut in thirds
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
¼ 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
¼ cup red bell pepper, sliced into 2-inch strips
¼ 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. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 10 minutes.
2. Stir the lemon juice, ¼ cup soy sauce, chicken broth, ginger, garlic, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener and 1 teaspoon cornstarch together in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
3. Heat oil in a medium frying pan. Add chicken and cook over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until just done. Add sauce and sliced peppers. Cook 1 to 2 minutes more or until sauce thickens and peppers are slightly tender.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

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

Exchanges Per Serving: 3 Very Lean Meats, 1 Fat

Additional comments:

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

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