Turmeric and Lemon Chicken

Turmeric and Lemon Chicken
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 185.3
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.6 mg
  • Sodium: 320.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 27.9 g

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Gluten free and Diabetic friendly Gluten free and Diabetic friendly
Number of Servings: 4


    4 Chicken breasts, boneless & skinless (or use any chicken)

    1/2 cup lemon juice (1-2 lemons juiced - depends on how much juice the lemon has)

    1 large onion, sliced in rings

    1 clove garlic, chopped

    1 teaspoon turmeric

    1 tablespoon saffron

    1/2 teaspoon pepper

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1/2 cup chicken broth

    1 Bag of frozen broccoli / cauliflower or mixed


Combine lemon juice, onion, garlic, turmeric, saffron, water and bouillon in a large re-seal able plastic bag.

Add chicken, turning to coat with marinade.

Marinade in fridge for 1-8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally. (Lemon is very bitter. If you don't like alot of lemon flavor than marinate for 1-3 hours. If you like alot of lemon flavor marinate over night.)

Remove chicken from marinade.

Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

In a 9 x 13 pour broccoli and cauliflower on bottom of pan. Place chicken on top of broccoli and pour marinade over top. Bake at 400 degress for 30 minutes or until chicken is done, turning once half way through.

Serve chicken with onions, broccoli and cauliflower.


Serving Size: 4 (1 Chicken breast each)

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FSGLESS.

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