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Ginger garlic chicken

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 2 Hours
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Total Time 2 Hours, 15 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Chicken; Brown Rice
Category Poultry; Rice & Grains
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine American; Latin American
Cook Method Grilling
Diet Low Fat; Low Calorie; Heart Healthy; High Protein; High Fiber


  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped

  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced

  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 

  • 3 tabelspoons olive oil, divided

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, visible fat removed

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice 

  • 1/2 cup broccoli 

  • 1/2 cup green bell peppers



  • In a large bowl, add the chicken, ginger, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, red pepper, and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

  • Remove the chicken from the marinade, and grill for 7 minutes then flip it on the other side and grill for another 7 minutes. Check the internal temperature, which should be 165�F.

  • Steam the vegetables then drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Serve with a half cup of brown rice.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 317 cal

  • Total fat: 8g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Cholesterol: 66mg

  • Sodium: 185mg

  • Carbohydrate: 33g

  • Fiber: 5g

  • Protein: 31g