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Cooking at Home – Braised Chicken in the Skillet | Kiowa County Press

Skillet Braised Chicken – USDA

Makes: 2 servings

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Preparation time: 5 minutes

You only need a few simple ingredients to create this delicious tender chicken. This recipe will yield the perfect chicken every time. Pair it with your favorite vegetable to prepare a meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast, about 1 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • seasoning, such as salt, pepper, seasoning salt, onion powder, or garlic powder (optional)

directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Season the chicken. In a lightly oiled skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the chicken for a minute on each side until lightly browned.
  3. Cover the skillet with an airtight lid. Reduce the heat to a minimum. Cook for 10 minutes. Do not lift the lid.
  4. Turn off the fire. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes. Do not remove the cover.
  5. Chicken is safely cooked when the internal temperature is at least 165 degrees F. Check the thickest part with a food thermometer. If not done, cover and return to low heat for 3 to 5 minutes and check for doneness.

Source: food hero Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition information

Nutrients

Quantity

total calories

139

Total fat

9 grams

Saturated fat

1g

Cholesterol

48mg

Sodium

242mg

Carbohydrates

0g

Alimentary fiber

0g

Total sugars

0g

Added sugars included

0g

Protein

15g

Vitamin D

0mcg

Calcium

3mg

Iron

0mg

Potassium

180mg