No More Boring Chicken With This Delicious Recipe…
Looking for a fast and tasty way to jazz up your usual chicken breast?
Chicken is an excellent source of lean protein, vitamin B12, and zinc, so is one food that you’ll definitely want to be adding to your diet on a regular basis.
That said, as you’ve likely experienced before, it can get boring fast.
If you are eating chicken daily, you might find that you start dreading it.
With this lemon chicken recipe, you’ll find that all that changes. This delicious recipe is rich in flavour as it combines lemon with thyme for the perfect combination.
It’s also quite fast and easy to make, so you could easily prepare the ingredients in the morning and then simply pop in into the oven upon arriving home.
Adding lemon to your diet is a great way to promote natural detoxification as well as to help balance the pH levels in your system.
Despite the acid nature of lemon, when consumed, it actually helps your body become more alkaline.
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free –Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – High
Carbs – Low
Fats – Low
Lemon Chicken Recipe
tbsp. olive oil
5 cloves minced garlic
¼ cup low sodium chicken broth
zest from one lemon
juice from one lemon
½ tsp. dried oregano
½ tsp. fresh thyme leaves
3 boneless chicken breasts
1 sliced onion
1 sliced carrot
salt and pepper to taste
sprigs of fresh thyme (to taste)
Begin by preheating your oven to 200 degrees. Next, coat a baking dish with non-stick spray.
Begin to heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Next, add garlic and cook for about 1 minute, stir constantly.
Add the broth, lemon zest and juice, along with spices. Heat for 30 seconds and then pour into the baking dish.
Add to the baking dish the chicken breasts and diced vegetables, sprinkling with salt and pepper.
Add in the lemon wedges and sprigs of thyme.
Bake for 30-40 minutes, basting every 10-15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand 5-10 minutes prior to serving.