Mint Chicken

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  • Published Jul 12th
  • Ready In20m
  • Servings4
  • Calories328
A favorite family recipe that my Mom has made for hundreds of guests. Fresh lemon juice and mint leaves are a must! Serve over hot cooked white rice.

Mint Chicken Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Mint Chicken for 4 servings:

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves

Mint Chicken Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In20m

To cook Mint Chicken, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Mint Chicken is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Mint Chicken within 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Mint Chicken easily:

  1. 1 In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken pieces and garlic. Toss with the flour just to coat, and shake off excess.
  2. 2 Heat the margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces; cook and stir until browned. Add the mint leaves and lemon juice, cover and steam for about 5 minutes, just until the chicken is cooked through. Do not over cook the chicken or it will be tough.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 328 calories; 23.3 grams of fat; 13.9 grams of carbohydrates; 15.7 grams of protein; 34 milligrams of cholesterol; 302 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 31st 2012

    This was so delicious! I did adjusting though and used olive oil instead of margarine, added 3 cloves garlic and I had to season it w/ salt and pepper or else it was too bland. I definitely ...

  2. Oct 2nd 2011

    This recipe was GREAT! The texture and consistency of the finished pieces were almost like chicken nuggets--except they were minty tasting! We really enjoyed these and I can see having them ...

  3. Apr 26th 2011

    i added some diced onions and extra garlic it was fab! my kids loved it too!

  4. Jul 1st 2010

    I read other reviews before making this. I used 1/8 cup of lemon juice which was more than enough. I thought that it could of used a bit more mint, but overall the family really enjoyed this.

  5. Nov 29th 2008

    A simple, delicious meal. I added salt and pepper to the garlic and flour mix and let it lie for about ten minutes. The mint and lemon complemented each other perfectly. I would cut the marg ...

  6. Oct 13th 2008

    This chicken was really good. Although next time, I will cut the lemon by about half or so, and add at least two or three more, or more, cloves of fresh garlic. My husband and I really lov ...

  7. Jun 11th 2008

    This is one of my favorite recipes. We had a profusion of mint growing in our herb garden that needed to be eaten and this chicken recipe hit the spot! I kept the chicken breasts whole and u ...

  8. Oct 17th 2006

    This was a pleasant experience all the way around. The taste was fresh and delightful and the recipe so easy to do my daughter has re-created it several times to impress her friends. Try it ...

  9. May 3rd 2006

    This was a nice easy recipe. I used less garlic, but only because I generally despise garlic. Made this for my girlfriend one night and she has cravings for it all the time. Especially ni ...