Chicken with Grapefruit

This power fruit is full of vitamin C, can lower bad cholesterol, and promotes a healthy heart.

October 5, 2012

Serves:   4
Prep:      10 min
Cook:      20 min
Total:      30 min

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons organic olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons grapefruit juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 3 cups trimmed watercress
  • 2 grapefruits, cut into segments



1. Season chicken with thyme and half of the salt and pepper. Heat oil in frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown chicken, 6 minutes a side.

2. Add wine, chicken broth, grapefruit juice, and honey. Simmer until reduced to 1/3 cup. Season with remaining salt and pepper.

3. Arrange watercress and grapefruit on plates. Top with chicken and sauce.

Nutritional Facts per serving

Calories               266.3 cal
Fat                      10.2 g
Saturated fat        1.7 g
Cholesterol           75.5 mg
Sodium                438.4 mg
Carbohydrates      15.1 g
Total sugars          12.9 g
Dietary fiber          1.6 g
Protein                  26.6 g

Healthy Recipe Courtesy Of Rodale Recipe Finder


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