Sauteed Chicken Breast with Garlic Sauce

Sauteed Chicken Breast with Garlic Sauce
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 12 mins to 13 mins


  • 2 small to medium-size whole heads of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon plus 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 boneless, skinned chicken breast halves (about 8 ounces each), pounded 3/8 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or parsley (optional)

Make It

1. Rub whole heads of garlic with oil. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Place in microwave-safe pie plate. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave at full power (100 percent) for 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Garlic should be softened.

2. Slice heads of garlic in half horizontally. Squeeze skins, pushing out roasted pulp into bowl. Mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper into garlic.

3. Rub the chicken breasts with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in skillet. Add chicken; saute 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve with garlic mayonnaise. Garnish with basil or parsley if you wish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 437, Fat, total (g): 33, chol. (mg): 95, carb. (g): 5, pro. (g): 30, sodium (mg): 547, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.