How To Cook Your Organic Chicken Breasts

How To Cook Your Organic Chicken Breasts

2 organic boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 ounces each) Serves 2

Choose your cooking method

Stovetop

  • Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel; season generously with salt and pepper.

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the chicken and cook, turning once, until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Reduce the heat to medium-low and continue cooking, turning occasionally, until firm and cooked through, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes. Serve whole or, if desired, cut into ½-inch strips.

Grill 

  • Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel; rub the chicken all over with 1 to 2 teaspoons oil and season generously with salt and pepper.

Prepare a medium-hot fire on one side of a grill. Set the chicken on the grill directly over the heat and cook, turning once, until starting to brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to indirect heat, close the grill, and cook without turning until lightly charred and cooked through, about 10 minutes longer. Transfer to a cutting board to rest for 5 minutes. Serve whole or, if desired, cut into ½-inch strips.

 

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 250, Protein: 34g (68% DV), Fiber: 0g (0% DV), Total Fat: 11g (17% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.5g, Saturated Fat: 2g (10% DV), Cholesterol: 95mg (32% DV), Sodium: 80mg (3% DV), Carbohydrates: 0g (0% DV), Total Sugars: 0g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat.

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