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Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

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Nutritional Info

Servings 4 (2-3 chicken  skewers)

Calories 330

Net Carbs 3 grams

Fat 20 grams

Protein 30 grams

Ingredients

2 boneless breasts

10 wooden skewers soaked for any 30 minutes

1 scallion,  thinly  sliced

Marinade

1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk

3 cloves garlic

1/2 teaspoon curry powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon  cayenne pepper

Peanut Sauce

1/4 cup natural creamy peanut butter

3 cloves garlic minced

2 Tablespoons sesame oil

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon soy sauce

1 Tablespoon lime juice

Instructions

Cut chicken into 1 inch chunks and add to marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.

Thread chicken  onto skewers leaving about half of each skewer empty. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes,  flip and bake another  5 minutes or until cooked through. Alternatively, you can grill the skewers.

Sauce

Add all sauce ingredients to a small saucepan. Whisk together over medium-low heat til smooth and keep warm over low heat, stirring occasionally.

Transfer chicken skewers onto a serving plate and brush sauce over chicken. Top with sliced scallions and black pepper. Serve  warm.

 

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Tenders

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Nutritional Info

Servings 4

Serving Size 4 oz.

Protein 26 grams

Net Carbs 1 gram

Ingredients

2 Tablespoons avocado oil

2 Tablespoons Sriracha

2 Tablespoons Swerve, Confectioner’s

1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 Tablespoon soy sauce or liquid aminos

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1 pound boneless chicken tenders

salt and pepper

Cilantro, for garnish

Instructions

Whisk together avocado oil, Sriracha, Swerve, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and ginger. Add tenders and toss to coat. Marinate 2-4 hours.

Preheat oven to 425F and line a baking sheet with foil. Remove chicken from marinade (reserve the marinade) and arrange in a single layer. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.

Meanwhile, transfer the marinade to a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook until reduced by about half. Drizzle over the tenders before serving.