Published On: Mon, Feb 5th, 2018

Chef Robert Irvine’s Healthy Chicken Recipes 3 Ways

Chef Robert Irvine's Healthy Chicken Recipes 3 Ways

Healthy Chicken

Chicken has many health benefits, is a good supply of protein, great vitamins, minerals and it also helps regulate cholesterol, blood pressure and can even help you with your weight loss plan.

There are a ton of chicken recipes such as salads, fried chicken, oven cooked, roasted and others. Chef Robert Irvine shares three great chicken recipes, we know him for his “Restaurant: Impossible”, his books, participation on several well-known TV shows and many appearances on Food Network. By the way he is a bodybuilder.

His marinades can be used on nearly any meat; try it on steak, lamb, or pork.

Grilled Mustard Chicken

Protein from the chicken combined with 11 grams of protein per cup of mustard makes this dish a muscle-building powerhouse. Throw in some dill and citrus for added flavor.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast, 6 oz.
  • Dill, 1 oz.
  • Dijon mustard, 3 tbsp
  • Olive oil, 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice, 1/2 lemon

Directions
1. In a food processor, blend mustard, dill, and lemon juice.
2. Place chicken in mustard marinade for at least 4 hours.
3. Place marinated chicken on grill.
4. Coat chicken in olive oil and cook for five minutes on each side until it reaches an internal temperature of 185 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts
– Serving size: 6 oz.
– Recipe yields: 1 serving
– Calories: 317
– Fat: 19 g
– Carbs: 4 g
– Protein: 34 g

Curry Chicken

Get ready for an intense meal with this spicy dish. The heat from the curry powder in this dish helps you burn fat while you eat. Win-win.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast, 6 oz.
  • Cumin, 1 tbsp
  • Curry powder, 1 tbsp
  • Garlic, minced, 2 cloves
  • Olive oil, 1 tbsp

Directions
1. Make a dry rub by combining curry powder, cumin, and minced garlic. The juice from the garlic will help wet the mix.
2. Dip the chicken breast in the mix and rub.
3. Plastic in wrap and leave in the fridge until you’re ready to grill.
4. Cook chicken for five minutes on each side until it reaches an internal temperature of 185 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts
– Serving size: 6 oz.
– Recipe yields: 1 serving
– Calories: 325
– Fat: 20 g
– Carbs: 8 g
– Protein: 34 g

Garlic And Fresh Herb Chicken

Instead of dousing your food in salt and pepper to add flavor, opt for fresh herbs. Pro tip: Use the back of the knife to break the stems of the rosemary and release the herb’s natural oils for even more flavor.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast, 6 oz.
  • Rosemary, 2 oz.
  • Oregano, 2 oz.
  • Thyme, 2 oz.
  • Garlic, 3 cloves
  • Lemon juice, 1 lemon
  • Olive oil, 2 tbsp
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

Directions
1. Combine roughly chopped oregano, thyme, and rosemary in a bowl. Add chopped garlic, oil, and lemon juice.
2. Marinade the chicken in the refrigerator until you’re ready to use it.
3. Cook chicken for five minutes on each side until it reaches an internal temperature of 185 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts
– Serving size: 6 oz.
– Recipe yields: 1 serving
– Calories: 445
– Fat: 33 g
– Carbs: 9 g
– Protein: 34 g

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