Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites Recipe

If you're looking for a nutritious, high-protein appetiser, snack, or main entrée, these Lemon Garlic Chicken Bites are the perfect choice!

– 1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breast – 4 Tbsp avocado oil – Zest of 1 lemon – 4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice – 5 cloves garlic minced (2 Tbsp) – 1 tsp onion powder – ½ tsp ground paprika – 1 tsp sea salt – 2 Tbsp ghee or butter for cooking.



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Pack bite-sized chicken pieces in a ziplock bag. Besides ghee/butter, add avocado oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, onion powder, paprika, and sea salt. 

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Seal the bag and stir the chicken to coat it in marinade. Take 15 minutes to 24 hours to refrigerate.

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When ready to cook, heat two tablespoons of ghee or butter in a big skillet on high. 

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Add chicken to a hot skillet and distribute evenly. Cook chicken 5 minutes without stirring. A lot of liquid burns. 

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After 5 minutes, stir the chicken and cook for 6–8 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated and the chicken is golden brown.

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Chicken is thoroughly cooked after 7–8 minutes. You can stop cooking or continue for a golden-brown sear. 

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Serve chicken bites with dipping sauce as an appetiser or side dishes as a main course.

Serving: 1of 6 | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g 


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