Garlic-Lemon Chicken Breast

With an orange-flavoured beet rice

  • 20 min
BBQ
Spicy
Poultry
Nut
600 calories and less
High in fiber
High Protein
Low Carb
Beets are not only packed with essential nutrients, they also are sweet, hearty, fresh, and light all at the same time. That’s quite a feat! Tantalize your taste buds with this paleo-friendly & keto-friendly dish composed of an orange-flavoured beet rice, the perfect side to a savoury garlic-lemon chicken breast.
Lemon Garlic Chicken breast

Ingredients

1
Orange(s)
10 g
Curly Parsley
1
French Shallot(s)
1/2
Lemon(s)
2 tbsp
Pecans
2
Chicken Breasts
1 tbsp
Garlic and lemon spices
1 tbsp
Olive Oil (not included)
2 cup(s)
Beetroot, rice
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
343 kcal
Total fat
10 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Sodium
276 mg
Total Carbohydrate
31 g
Fiber
9 g
Sugar
10 g
Proteins
36 g

Instructions

Prepare ingredients
1

Prepare ingredients

Preheat BBQ or grill pan

Peel and slice the orange into segments.

Chop the parsley and shallot.

Juice the lemon.

Prepare the nuts
2

Grill the pecans

Chop pecans and grill in a dry pan over high heat for about 2 minutes, stirring often.

Season and cook chicken
3

Season and cook chicken

Pat the chicken dry and season with the garlic and lemon spice mix. Drizzle with 1 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.). Cook on BBQ or grill pan over medium-high heat, about 7-8 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature of the chicken is 74 °C.

Cook rice
4

Cook the rice

In a pan over medium-high, heat 1 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.). Grill the shallot for one minute, then add the beet rice and cook for another minute. Add 1/3 cup of water (double for 4 ppl.) and continue cooking for 4 minutes, stirring often.

Add ingredients to rice
5

Finish the rice

Remove rice from heat and add orange pieces, parsley, pecans, lemon juice and 1 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.).

Mix well.

Serve
6

Serve

Slice chicken and serve over the rice.