Thursday, January 8, 2009

Yoga and Caramelized Chicken

Ok so today was Yoga day, generally it is super easy for me to do as I happen to be the worlds tallest woman with super gumby powers, but with all the hard core work outs we have been doing on top of the yoga I was stiff as a board! There are a ton of guys out there who might ask you to turn in your man card if they found out a guy did yoga, but Stewy claims it is one of his toughest workouts! I cant wait to go at it again next week, hopefully the soreness will be gone and we can hit it hard again! Here is the recipe I chose for tonight it looked simple and easy. I am also going to serve it with a carrots and grapes side dish...stay-tuned for that recipe! Enjoy. Ps. you could double the sauce, but remember the calories and dont over do it *wink*!

Caramelized-Garlic Chicken

Garlic, brown sugar and olive oil caramelize during baking, creating extraordinarily tasty chicken breasts.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:30 min
makes:4 servings

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 teaspoons olive, canola or soybean oil
4 teaspoons packed brown sugar
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)

1. Heat oven to 500°F. Line shallow baking pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.

2. In 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook garlic in oil over medium-low heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until garlic begins to soften. Remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar until well mixed.

3. Place chicken in pan. Spread garlic mixture evenly over chicken.

4. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake 13 to 18 minutes.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 85mg; Sodium 80mg; Total Carbohydrate 5g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 4g); Protein 31g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6% Exchanges: 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 4 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans *% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Ami Bethea said...

I am so going to make that, it looks delicious! I love your new blog look too.

venessa said...

Congrats on the graduation, I know it is a whole family effort in accomplishing something like that. We miss you.