Garlic Chicken for the Week

Number of Servings: 8 (221g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 40 min.
Garlic Chicken for the Week

This easy chicken recipe is sized for a crowd…or plenty of leftovers. Making enough to feed a family of four for 2 meals, it can also be turned into dinner with a couple easy lunches for a family of two. Pair it with steamed or roasted veggies to round out the meal.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups brown rice
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Pinch dried thyme

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. While rice cooks, preheat oven to 350ºF.
  3. Place chicken in shallow baking pan and top with remaining ingredients. Bake until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (25-30 minutes).
  4. Portion about a cup of rice and a chicken breast together and refrigerate to have meals ready for the rest of the week. Build off it with your own veggies and sauces throughout the week.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 221g

Amount per serving
Calories 490
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 27%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 12%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 69g
Protein 34g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 41.1mg 4%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 660mg 15%
Vitamin A 10.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 4%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 8%
Vitamin K 0.2mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 20%
Niacin 22.5mg 140%
Vitamin B6 1.5mg 90%
Folate 31.1mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 10%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 3.2mg 60%
Phosphorus 504mg 40%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 169.7mg 40%
Zinc 2.7mg 25%
Selenium 48.8mcg 90%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 3.6mg 160%
Chromium 0.4mcg 2%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Brown Rice, Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest, Garlic, Thyme.

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