Lemon-Basil Chicken with Basil Aioli

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Lemon-Basil Chicken with Basil Aioli


A side of egg noodles complement the fresh lemon and basil flavors of this guest-friendly entrée.


Lemon-Basil Chicken with Basil Aioli
  • YIELD: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon aioli)
  • COURSE: Main Dishes


  • Chicken:
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • Basil Aioli:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil


To prepare chicken, combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken to basil mixture, turning to coat.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 8 minutes on each side or until done.

While chicken cooks, prepare aioli. Combine 1/4 cup basil and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve with chicken.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories284
  • Calories from fat: 32%
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 40.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol106mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 410mg
  • Calcium: 51mg
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