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Lemon Garlic Glazed Broccoli Chicken

Want a pre-workout meal that is super easy, macro/ micro friendly, and tasty? Try these versions of a chicken and broccoli bowl. You can have your sauce, and eat it too! All the flavor, without leaving the dish feeling “heavy”. Get inspired by takeout and make a light lemon-garlic glaze... add a little soy sauce if you feel fancy! Want a little something spicy to put a pep in your step? You can’t go wrong with a little buffalo sauce. So many options to perk up those meal prep staples. 
Recipe and photography by Heather Dahlenburg 
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 330kcal

Ingredients

Lemon Garlic Glazed:

  • 300 Grams Broccoli Florets
  • 16 Ounces Chicken Breasts, Diced
  • 180 Grams Raw Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 1 Lemon, Juiced
  • 1 Teaspoon Cornstarch

Instructions

Lemon Garlic Glazed Chicken:

  • Measure rice and cook according to directions (about 15 minutes). 
  • While rice is cooking, preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray, add in diced chicken breasts. 
  • Saute chicken until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir broccoli florets into the chicken, add ¼ cup of water and cover with a lid. 
  • Let steam for 3-5 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
  • In a small bowl, combine honey, lemon juice, garlic and cornstarch. 
  • Pour over the chicken and broccoli, and stir until sauce thickens. Remove from heat and enjoy! 

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g
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Easy Buffalo Glazed Broccoli Chicken

Want a pre-workout meal that is super easy, macro/ micro friendly, and tasty? Try this version of a chicken and broccoli bowl. You can have your sauce, and eat it too! All the flavor, without leaving the dish feeling “heavy”. Want a little something spicy to put a pep in your step? You can’t go wrong with a little spicy buffalo sauce.
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 296kcal

Ingredients

  • 300 Grams Broccoli Florets
  • 16 Ounces Chicken Breasts, Diced
  • 180 Grams Raw Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 Cup Buffalo Sauce

Instructions

  • Measure rice and cook according to directions (about 15 minutes). 
  • While rice is cooking, preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Spray with nonstick cooking spray, and add in diced chicken breasts. Saute chicken until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir broccoli florets into the chicken, add ¼ cup of water and cover with a lid. Let steam for 3-5 minutes or until broccoli is tender. 
  • Once cooked, add buffalo sauce and stir to combine. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1.3g
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