Cooking a healthy dinner at home does not have to be complicated or take lots of time. This simple recipe for chicken, shallots and fresh dill will only take you about 45 minutes from start to finish. This meal works perfect to be cooked in bigger quantities. Prepared and cooked on a Sunday night, it gives you a healthy and nutrient rich option for a quick dinner during a busy working week. Meals that are rich in protein and fiber and low in carbs, like this one, will help you build muscle and stay lean. Add a healthy source of carbs, such as rice, sweet potatoes or regular potatoes, if you did some intense exercising prior to your meal. Servings: 8
Here's what you need:
- 1/3 cup coconut flour
- 3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- sea salt and black pepper
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 20 shallots, peeled and halved
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup sparkling, white wine
- 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 cup organic chicken broth
- 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup fresh dill, chopped
- Place the flour in a shallow bowl. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Season both sides of the chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Dredge through the coconut flour.
- In a heavy Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium high. Add the chicken and cook until browned, about 4 minutes per side.
- Add the shallots and garlic, cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the wine, mustard and chicken broth. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes and fresh dill. Season with a little more salt and pepper. Cook over high for 5 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutritional Analysis: 283 calories, 11g fat, 242mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 2.5g fiber, and 35g protein My
Enjoy this delicious & nourishing meal!