Creamy Mushroom Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Rating: ★★★★
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Succulent chicken in a creamy mushroom sauce - a simple yet elegant dish.

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • ½ cup arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 2 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 shallot (diced)
  • ½ cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons mixed herbs (parsley, thyme, oregano)

Directions

  1. Place arrowroot and salt into a bowl. Mix with a whisk.
  2. Dip the chicken thighs into the mixture until they are lightly coated on all sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with avocado oil. Once hot, add the thighs.
  4. Cook the chicken until golden brown. Remove and place on a plate.
  5. Add shallot, garlic, and mushrooms to the skillet. Sauté until mushrooms start to soften.
  6. Pour in the chicken broth, coconut milk, vinegar, and lemon juice.
  7. Stir and reduce to low heat to simmer.
  8. Place the chicken back into the sauce and continue simmering until fully cooked.
  9. If the sauce is too thick, add more chicken stock (little at a time) to reach desired consistency.
  10. Enjoy!

Roast Chicken Thighs

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Tender chicken with a hint of citrus.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • 3 tablespoons dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, rosemary)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F (220 C).
  2. In a small bowl mix together all the dry ingredients.
  3. Dip the chicken piece by piece into the mixture then place onto a baking sheet.
  4. Spread the chicken out on the baking sheet and pour lime juice on top.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Accompany with Guacamole.
  7. Enjoy!

Tangy Orange Chicken

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and savory kick to a simple dish.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Mix together the orange juice and coconut aminos in a bowl. Set the sauce aside.
  2. Cut the chicken thighs into small pieces. Season with salt and arrowroot, toss to coat evenly.
  3. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken to the hot skillet and spread so that it is in a single layer if possible.
  5. Sear on all sides until it is golden brown. Add in the chicken broth.
  6. Pour in the sauce and toss to coat.
  7. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer. Stir often until the sauce is thick and reduced by nearly half.
  8. Add in the orange zest.
  9. Serve and garnish with the sesame seeds.
  10. Enjoy!

Garlic Lime Chicken Bites

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A simple, healthy meal to enjoy during the day.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • ½ lime (juiced)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice (store bought or homemade)

Directions

  1. Wash chicken and cut into bite-sized chunks.
  2. In a bowl combine the chicken with garlic, Italian seasoning, and salt. Coat the chicken well.
  3. Heat a frying pan on medium heat with the avocado oil. Once hot, add in the  seasoned chicken.
  4. Cook on medium-high heat thoroughly for 5 minutes, meanwhile wash the asparagus and cut in half.
  5. Place the asparagus in the pan and add in the lime juice, onion powder and parsley. Mix around to coat evenly.
  6. Cook for an additional 8 minutes, meanwhile prepare the cauliflower rice.
  7. Serve everything together.
  8. Enjoy!