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Lemon Sauce

Per Serving

Lemon Sauce

Makes: 1/2 cup (8 )
Serving Size: 1 Tbsp.
Calories 30
Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 75 mg (without added salt)
Potassium 50 mg
Protein 0 g
Phosphorus 10 mg
Choices: Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 1/2 cup (8 )
  • Serving Size: 1 Tbsp.
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 small shallot, finely minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 cup strained poaching liquid or
reduced sodiun chicken broth
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 Tbsp. butter
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
to taste (optional)
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the shallot and garlic, and sauté for about 3 minutes. Add the thyme leaves and white wine, and reduce the wine to half its volume. Add the strained poaching liquid, and reduce the liquid over medium heat to half its volume.
  2. Lower the heat to simmer, and add the lemon juice. Whisk in the butter a little bit at a time, whisking vigorously until it is incorporated. If desired, season well with salt and pepper. Serve with the poached chicken breasts. Garnish the chicken with minced fresh parsley.

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