Zesty Chicken with Artichokes and Garlic a Lean and Green Recipe

This one dish wonder is so full of flavor, you might actually FORGET it’s good old boring chicken breast.  With just a few ingredients, you’ll take it from bland to wow in less than 20 minutes and have a meal on your hands your whole family will love.


4 tsp       Stacey Hawkins Roasted Garlic Oil

1½ lb   boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1” cubes

1          12-15oz jar artichoke hearts IN WATER NOT OIL, drained well & chopped**

1 T       Stacey Hawkins Garlic Gusto Seasoning

1 T       Stacey Hawkins Skinny Scampi Seasoning

1/4 C   green onions (scallions) tops only for garnish



  1. In a large skillet, heat Roasted Garlic Oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side, until chicken is browned and firm.
  3. Add artichokes and seasonings. Turn heat to medium and simmer for an additional 5 minutes, until artichokes are thoroughly heated and chicken is fully cooked.

Serves 4

Medifast, Take Shape for Life and Optavia recipe Lean and Green Portions:  

1 serving of this recipe is 1 lean, 1 healthy fat, 2 green and 1 condiment.

** Artichokes used in this recipe have approx 6 net grams of carbs, a little bit less than you would find in a 1C of green beans making them equivalent to 2 green portions.

Weight Watchers Points: 5



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