Grilled Chicken with Garlic and Lemon Braised Kale

Looking for an easy, quick, low carb and high protein dinner recipe to try this week? A recipe that is super filling and tastes great? Well look no further than our Recipe of the Week: Grilled Chicken with Garlic and Lemon Braised Kale. It’s easy to make and each serving comes in at a low 12 grams of carbohydrates and a whopping 41 grams of protein!

 

chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb chicken breast, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 cups kale
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
  • Juice from one lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions:

  1. Season chicken with garlic, onion, and salt and pepper. In a nonstick skillet, coat with spray olive oil and cook chicken until done.
  2. Once chicken is done, add kale, minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Cover and cook until spinach is wilted.
  3. Serve

Nutrition facts per serving (makes 2 servings)

Calories: 343 Protein: 41 g Carbohydrates: 15 g Fiber: 5 g Total Fat: 15 g

There you have it! An easy, quick low carb, high protein dinner recipe for you to try out this week. For more recipe ideas or a more individualized nutrition plan for your goals, contact us today!

Written by: Jesus Hernandez RDN, LD

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