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Garlicky Greek Chicken

By Jason Fung, MD

Garlicky Greek Chicken

Garlic lovers, this chicken is for you. Recipe from Delish
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 343 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin, divided
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 lb chicken thighs
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 lb asparagus ends removed
  • 1 zucchini sliced into half moons
  • 1 lemon sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Whisk until combined then add chicken thighs and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  • When you’re ready to cook the chicken, preheat oven to 425°. In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining tablespoon olive oil. Season both sides of marinated chicken with salt and pepper, then add chicken skin-side down and pour in the remaining marinade.
  • Sear until the skin becomes golden and crispy, about 10 minutes. Flip chicken and add asparagus, zucchini and lemons to the skillet.
  • Transfer pan to oven and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Garlicky Greek Chicken
Amount per Serving
Calories
343
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
27
g
42
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Cholesterol
 
94
mg
31
%
Sodium
 
81
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
524
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
10
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
18
g
36
%
Vitamin A
 
602
IU
12
%
Vitamin C
 
41
mg
50
%
Calcium
 
51
mg
5
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal, Mediterranean
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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