Trying to get your lean protein but so tired of grilled chicken? Well, Prevention
put together this really great list of anything but boring chicken recipes!
Curried Chicken With Coconut
20 minutes / TOTAL TIME:
1 hour, 5 minutes / SERVINGS:
2 tsp peanut oil or walnut oil
1 tsp butter
½ lg onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
¾ c chopped fennel bulb or celery
½ lg green or red bell pepper, chopped
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each), cut into 1" cubes
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
1 Tbsp curry powder
⅔ c canned crushed tomatoes
½ c chicken broth
3 Tbsp chopped peanuts
3 Tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut
the oil and butter in a pot over medium heat until the butter is melted. Stir in the onion, garlic, fennel or celery, and bell pepper.
and cook just until translucent, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes.
in the chicken, salt, and black pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, until the chicken has lost most of the pink colour, 3 to 5 minutes.
with the curry powder and cook for 30 seconds, stirring.
the tomatoes and broth, and bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce the heat to medium-low, and cook until the chicken is tender, about 30 minutes.
with the nuts and coconut for sprinkling on top.
NUTRITION (per serving) 158 cal, 22 g pro, 5 g carb, 1.5 g fiber, 2 g sugars, 5.5 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 251 mg sodium
Lime Marinated Chicken With Salsa
20 minutes / TOTAL TIME:
1 hour, 35 minutes / SERVINGS:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 Tbsp lime juice
4 lime wedges for garnish
2 Tbsp olive oil
1¼ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp kosher salt
3 med tomatoes, chopped
½ avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
½ c chopped sweet onion, such as vidalia
½ c chopped cilantro
4 sprigs for garnish
1 sm jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped (wear plastic gloves when handling)
chicken into large zip top plastic bag.
lime juice, oil, cumin, and salt in a small bowl. Transfer 2 tablespoons of lime marinade to medium glass bowl for the salsa, and cover with plastic wrap. Pour remaining marinade over chicken and squeeze bag to coat. Let chicken marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour.
grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Preheat grill (to medium high) or broiler. Grill or broil marinated chicken 6½ minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 160ºF and juices run clear.
tomatoes, avocado, onion, cilantro, and pepper to bowl with reserved marinade while the chicken cooks. Gently toss to mix, and season to taste with salt.
chicken onto 4 plates and top each with ¾ cup salsa to serve. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs.
NUTRITION (per serving) 292 cal, 35 g pro, 10 g carb, 4 g fiber, 5 g sugars, 12.5 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 224 mg sodium
Those are just a few to get your mouth watering! For the rest of the recipes check out Prevention.com
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