Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins
An adaptation of a recipe found on about.com. I just love fennel and always finding myself seeking new options featuring this distinct bit of heaven.
- 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
- lemon pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced and rinsed clean
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 onions, finely chopped
- 3⁄4 cup chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar or 1 teaspoon Splenda granular
- 1 cup grape tomatoes
- Lightly pound cutlets until they are of an even thickness. Season chicken with lemon pepper and salt to taste. Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in large skillet and add chicken. Saute on medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Turn and saute 4-5 minutes on second side, until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken and set aside.
- Add remainin teaspoon of olive oil to the pan along with fennel and onion to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for about 4-5 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Add chicken broth, lemon juice, sugar and lemon peel and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes. Add chicken to pan and cotinue to cook for 3-4 minutes, For for last minute add grape tomatoes to heat through, until fennel and chicken are tender.
- Serve with pasta, rice or your favorite grain to soak up the sauce.