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Lemon Ginger Chicken

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Lemon Ginger Chicken

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, dairy free, ginger, gluten-free, lemon, lowfat
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 399kcal


  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 pound chicken breast

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  • Whisk together lemon juice, minced garlic, freshly grated ginger, thyme, salt, and pepper. Using a knife, make a few small slits in each chicken breast and then place them in a large baking dish. Pour lemon marinade over the chicken, cover dish, and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on package and steam broccoli.
  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add chicken to skillet, reserving marinade. Cook chicken 5-6 minutes on each side until no longer pink in the center.
  • Add marinade to a small sauce pan and boil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Top rice with chicken and drizzle with marinade. Serve broccoli and grapes on the side.
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Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 370mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g

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