Chicken with Creamy Lemon Sauce & Rice

30 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (305 g) each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (305 g) each

Chicken, broccoli and lemon complement each other beautifully. This quick-to-prepare dish is perfect for weeknights, but would also be great when entertaining.

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  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 7 min. on each side or until done (165ºF). Add broccoli; cook 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken and broccoli from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • Add garlic to skillet; cook and stir 1 min. Add cream cheese product, milk and lemon zest; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is slightly thickened and heated through.
  • Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve with broccoli and rice.

Special Extra

Serve with 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, basil or dill. Garnish with lemon slices.


Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese for the regular. Or try a different flavour by using Philadelphia Chive & Onion or Chive & Onion Light.


Substitute white fish fillets for the chicken.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (305 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (305 g) each
Calories 410
% Daily Value
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • AmyEliz |

    I will probably make this recipe again, but next time I will season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper before cooking. The cooking creme was delicious, but the chicken itself needed more seasoning and was bland.