Monday, March 9, 2009

Lemon Butter Chicken

4 Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
3 teaspoons Butter
3 teaspoons Water
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoon Chicken bouillon mix
1 Chopped parsley
1 Lemon slices


Coat chicken in a small amount of flour, shake to remove excess. Melt butter in a non-stick frypan. Add chicken breasts and saute each side until lightly browned. Add water, lemon juice and chicken bouillon mix to pan; stir until dissolved. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 5 to 7 min. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Cook and stir pan juices over high heat until thickened and syrupy, 1 or 2 min. Pour glaze over chicken, sprinkle with parsley and garnish with lemon slices.

Reuben Casserole

2 cups nonfat Thousand Island dressing
∏ cup nonfat sour cream
12 slices rye bread, sliced into 1-in strips
3 cups sliced pastrami in 1/2 –in strips
3 cups sauerkraut, drained
2 cups shredded Swiss Cheese

Spray 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the dressing & sour cream and mix until well blended. Set aside. Layer one-third of the bread strips on the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Layer one-third of the pastrami over the bread, then layer one-third of the sauerkraut over the pastrami, followed by one-third of the sour cream mixture and one-third of the cheese. Repeat the layers two more times ending with a layer of cheese.

Cooking instructions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 1 hour. Remove foil and bake for 30 minutes, until the casserole is browned and bubbly and the layers are heated through.