Creamy Chicken Broccoli
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 16 minutes
YIELD: 1 serving
MACRONUTRIENT RATIO: 2:1
KETO DIET PLANS: Modified Keto, Modified Atkins, and Low Glycemic Index
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40 grams (1/3 cup) heavy cream - 36%
80 grams (about 1 cup chopped) broccoli - raw, cut into bite-sized pieces
5 grams lemon (1 teaspoon) juice 100% - bottled or fresh
70 grams (about 1/3 of a large chicken breast) chicken breast - raw, skinless, cut into small pieces
26 grams (2 tablespoons) butter
8 grams (1/2 tablespoon) olive oil
Chicken broth, 100% Natural - Swanson, enough to thin sauce
Optional - Tabasco sauce to taste
1Heat butter and olive oil in small frying pan to medium-high.
2Carefully add raw chicken then sauté for 3 minutes turning chicken to brown.
3Turn heat down to medium then stir in lemon juice, a dash of black pepper, Tobasco sauce (optional) and salt until coated.
4Stir in cream and broccoli and cook for 2-3 more minutes while stirring.
5Stir in chicken broth then cover pan, turn off heat and allow to sit for 10 minutes to finish cooking the chicken and broccoli.