Make-Ahead Recipes From G|Cooks: Lemon Pepper Chicken
To kick off our new make-ahead recipes series with Glenn Lyman of G|Cooks, Glenn has prepared a delicious lemon pepper chicken recipe that is ideal for storing and eating on the go with 6 Pack Fitness meal management bags.
Renowned for working with athletes such as LeBron James, Ryan Lochte, Jeff Gordon, and more, Glenn has made a name for himself as a premiere personal chef for clean, healthy eating.
Lemon Pepper Chicken
Power-packed with 29 grams of protein and only 250 calories, this zesty chicken recipe will be a new staple in your meal plan. Serve with cooked brown rice and fresh steamed broccoli.*
- 4 4 oz. chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, trimmed
- 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce, low sodium
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice, fresh
- 1 pinch crushed red pepper
- 1/4 cup rice flour, just for dusting
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, or cooking spray to coat 1 tablespoon water
*When shopping for broccoli, look for the bunches with the most green leaves attached and steam them too.
Season chicken on both sides with Lemon Pepper Fit Spice Blend. Place rice flour and any remaining seasoning in a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place chicken into flour mixture and gently toss to coat. Shake off any excess and add chicken to hot pan. Cook undisturbed for 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Turn chicken, add 1 Tablespoon of water to pan. Cover and turn heat to medium-low. Continue to cook 3-4 more minutes. Remove from heat, leaving covered for 3-4 minutes.
Combine Honey, soy sauce, lemon juice and crushed red pepper. Mix well. Add sauce mixture to the hot pan, gently tossing and turning chicken pieces until coated.
Serve with cooked brown rice and fresh steamed broccoli.
When preparing any kind of meal, remember to always think lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and leafy greens.
Looking for more delicious and healthy make-ahead recipes to store and eat on the go? Stay tuned to the 6 Pack Fitness blog for more delicious recipes from G|Cooks.