Brio Bites – glazed lemon pepper chicken25 Sep

Brio Bites – glazed lemon pepper chicken

Good, healthy food needn’t be dull and boring. All you need is a little culinary inspiration. Every month, we’ll be posting a new recipe to make eating healthy that bit more delicious. So put on your chef’s hat and get ready to impress with our healthy, flavor-packed dishes. September’s recipe is Glazed Lemon-Pepper Chicken. Enjoy!

This sticky marinade turns ordinary chicken breasts into something really special. It also works well with turkey steaks.

Time 15 minutes plus marinating

Serves 4

You’ll need:

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

4 tbsp. clear honey

Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

2 garlic gloves, crushed

1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

2 tsp ground black pepper

750g/1lb 10 oz. baby salad potatoes or larger ones halved

Steamed broccoli florets to serve

1 – Slash each chicken breast two or three times with a sharp knife. In a shallow dish – mix the honey, lemon zest and juice, garlic, mustard and black pepper for the marinade.

2 – Add the chicken to the marinade and turn to coat.  Leave to marinate for 30 minutes or preferably overnight.

3 – Heat oven to 220c/200c fan/gas 7.  Arrange the potatoes and chicken in a single layer in a shallow-sided roasting tin and pour any excess marinade on top.  Roast until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is cooked, about 25 – 30 minutes.  Serve with the steamed broccoli and any pan juices.

Per serving 339 kcals, protein 38g, carbs 44g, fat 3g, sat fat 1g, fibre 2g, sugar 11g, salt 0.55g

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