Lemon chicken

This lemon chicken is very high in protein and low in carbs and pairs well with some steamed vegetables or a salad.

Serves: 2
Ingredients: 7
Serving size: 313 g
Total calories: 562
Protein: 60.53 g
Fat: 33.61 g
Carbohydrates: 1.21 g
Fibre: 0.2 g


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon peel
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, foil – enough to wrap each fillet individually


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix all ingredients together, except the chicken. Drizzle the mixture over the chicken and wrap in the foil, making sealed parcels.
  3. Place in oven for 30-40 mins until chicken is tender.
  4. Ten minutes before end of cooking time open the foil and let the chicken brown.
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