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Lemon or lime glaze for chicken, fish or vegetables

Serves 4

Medically reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

Dietitian Tip

This tangy glaze adds a citrus flavor and moisture without additional fat. Serve over chicken, fish or vegetables.


  • 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon or lime zest
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


In a microwavable bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Whisk to mix evenly. Microwave on high until clear and thickened, about 1 to 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size2 tablespoons
Carbohydrate5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Protein1 g
Sodium10 mg
Monounsaturated FatTrace
Saturated Fat0 g
Total FatTrace

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