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Asian Ginger Chicken w/ Grapefruit & Cucumber Zoodles – SP/AP
Add chicken to a mixing bowl with garlic, thumb sized grated ginger, spices, tbsp cilantro, 2 tbsp grapefruit juice, stevia and a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Mix to combine, cover and refrigerate for 30 mins. For AP, add coconut milk to marinade.
While the chicken marinates, prepare the salad. Add cucumber to a large bowl with remaining grapefruit juice and fresh ginger, lemon juice, mint, cilantro and salt. Toss to combine and sprinkle with grapefruit cubes. Set aside.
Remove chicken pieces from marinade. Add to a frying pan with 1 tbsp broth over a medium heat. Cover with a lid and pan fry strips until golden and cooked through, about 12-14 mins. Add a little broth as needed throughout cooking to prevent sticking and stir regularly. Cook until piping hot. For AP, fry in coconut oil.
Serve pan fried chicken strips on top of noodle salad. Or serve with miracle noodles. For AP, serve with green onions.
Batch cooking tip or Alternate Cooking Method Option:
Ideally made and served fresh. Chicken could be cooked in batches and added to simple salad.
*If you don’t have a spiralizer, you can make cucumber noodles with a vegetable peeler, or use miracle noodles instead.
Macros listed are for SP version.
**This is based on the Trim Healthy Mama stevia brand that I personally use and linked to in the recipe which is quite concentrated. Stevia potency really varies from brand to brand so you may need to adjust the level of stevia to more or less depending on which one you use.
Asian Ginger Chicken w/ Grapefruit & Cucumber Zoodles - SP/AP
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Total Carbohydrates 17g6%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
with green onions, coconut milk & coconut oil - per serving: ½ recipe | 230 cal - 26 protein - 6 fat - 19 carbs - 15 net carbs ||