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Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms

Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms Recipe

Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms.

Mushrooms and chicken are a match made in heaven. The earthy flavor of the mushrooms pairs perfectly with the mild taste of chicken, and this simple dish is both healthy and delicious.

A healthy, delicious dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. This lemon chicken with mushroom sauce recipe is easy to follow and very tasty. The best part is, it’s good for you too!

This easy dinner is made with olive oil, boneless skinless chicken breast, fresh lemon, butter, fresh mushrooms, flour, chicken broth, and fresh parsley.

It’s low carb, and packed with protein.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan
6 WW Smart Points
How many Personal Points on your plan?

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Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms on a white plate.

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Weight Watchers Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Mushroom and Lemon Chicken Recipe. This easy dinner is low carb, and packed with protein.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6



  • Preheat oven to 400° F
  • In an 8×8 inch glass baking dish, add olive oil. Tip dish back and forth to spread the oil and coat the bottom.
  • In the prepared baking dish, add the chicken one at a time. Turn the chicken to coat with olive oil. Arrange the chicken in a single layer.
  • Cut the lemon in half. Set aside one half of the lemon. Using the other half of lemon, using a sharp knife, slice the lemon into approximately ¼ to ½ inch thick slices. Try to get 6 slices if possible.Set aside for later.
  • Taking the un-sliced half of the lemon, squeeze the juice on top of the chicken.
  • Place a lemon slice on each of the 6 chicken breasts.
  • In preheated oven, bake approximately 30 to 40 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked, no longer pink in the center, when pierced the juices run clear, and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the chicken reads a minimum of 165° F.

For the Sauce:

  • In the meantime, place a skillet over medium heat. Add butter, and melt.
  • In the skillet, add mushrooms. Stir and cook approximately 6 minutes, or until the mushrooms brown and the liquid has evaporated.
  • Sprinkle the all-purpose flour on top of the mushrooms. Stir to coat well.
  • Pour in chicken broth, cook and stir until the sauce becomes creamy.
  • Continue cooking, stirring often, and allow sauce to reduce. Add more chicken broth if it is not creamy enough.
  • When the chicken is done, add parsley to the sauce, stir in, and remove from heat.

To Serve:

  • Spoon the mushroom sauce over the chicken.


MyWW Points: 6 Green Plan
6 WW Smart Points
Yield: 6 servings
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.


Calories: 240.3kcalCarbohydrates: 5.2gProtein: 26.3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 87.9mgSodium: 196.7mgPotassium: 348.4mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 0.7gCalcium: 27.4mgIron: 1.3mg
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