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Lemon Herb Chicken Bites

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Herb Chicken Bites
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 642kcal


  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 4 cup broccoli, florets
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


Serve With

  • 2 medium pear


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Mince garlic and juice lemon; add both to a small bowl along with olive oil. Whisk to fully combine, then set aside.
  • Pound out the chicken so that it is of even thickness. Place in an 8X8 inch baking dish and drizzle with lemon mixture.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through. Toss to coat with juices in pan.
  • While chicken bakes, cook rice as directed on package. Set aside covered when done.
  • Cut broccoli into smaller pieces. Add to a microwave safe dish and add water. Microwave on high for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Careful not to over-cook.
  • For the sauce: Smash the garlic and add to a blender, along with salt, parsley, pepper, the juice of the lemon, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Pulse until coarsely chopped and then slowly drizzle in the olive oil. Pour into a saucepan and heat through.
  • Serve chicken and broccoli over rice. Drizzle with sauce and sprinkle with nuts.
  • Serve with sliced pears on the side.
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Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 228mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 11g

Natalie Monson

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