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Mediterranean Chicken Hero

No recipe image available.This recipe for Mediterranean Chicken Hero was submitted by Aleta Van Kampen.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
3 tablespoons light olive oil
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1 loaf (4x18-inches) unsliced French bread
1/4 cup softened reduced calorie margarine
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 small green pepper, sliced thin
1 small sweet red pepper, sliced thin
1 small yellow pepper, sliced thin
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1 large shallot, sliced thin
Yogurt Sauce (recipe follows)
3 tablespoons sliced almonds for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place chicken between 2 pieces of wax paper and gently pound to 1/4-inch thickness.
  2. In small bowl, mix olive oil and soy sauce. Add chicken, turning to coat.
  3. Place chicken on broiler pan; sprinkle with basil, marjoram and rosemary.
  4. Set oven temperature at Broil and place rack so chicken is about 6 inches from heat.
  5. Broil chicken about 12 minutes or until chicken is light brown and fork can be inserted with ease. Remove chicken from oven; set aside and keep warm.
  6. Cut bread in half lengthwise. Hollow bottom half of loaf, leaving at least 1/2-inch crust.
  7. In small dish, mix margarine and garlic; spread on inside of bread. Place on broiler pan and broil until brown; remove from oven.
  8. Arrange chicken, green pepper, red pepper, yellow pepper, olives and shallots on bread. Spoon 1/2 of Yogurt Sauce over all. Garnish with sliced almonds. Cut in 6 parts. Serve remaining Yogurt Sauce in separate bowl.

Makes 6 servings.

Yogurt Sauce: In medium bowl, mix together 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt, 2 tablespoons country Dijon mustard and 4 teaspoons honey.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.