Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Champion Performance Recipe of the Week - Best Two Ingredient Recipes, Part II

Ready for some more tasty 2-ingredient recipes? I've got them! These are designed to fit the bodybuilder/athlete competition diet - they're low sodium, low-to-no-sugar, high protein and low carb. And they're geared to make all that chicken you're eating actually taste good!
Enjoy!

Mustard Seed Chicken
Serves 1 (increase recipe as needed)

INGREDIENTS

1 chicken breast, skinless, boneless, raw
2 Tbsp Maille Wholegrain Mustard

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350.
Spray a small baking dish with olive oil.
Place chicken breast in the dish and spread the mustard over it.
Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads an interior temp of 165 (no pink chicken!)
Serve!

NOTE: Makes great leftovers! Bake extra and slice it thin for easy portable snacks!

NUTRITION per 4 oz serving: 159 calories, 24 grams protein, 6 grams carbs, 3 grams fat, 0 grams sugar.



Newman's Balsamic Vinaigrette Chicken
Serves 1 (increase recipe as needed)

INGREDIENTS
1 Chicken breast, skinless, boneless, raw
Newman's Own Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

DIRECTIONS
Place chicken breast in large ziploc bag.
Add 2 Tbsp Balsamic Dressing, seal and refrigerate for minimum 1 hour (max overnight).
After marinating...
Preheat oven to 350.
Spray a small baking dish with olive oil.
Place chicken breast in the dish, discarding marinade.
Pour 1 Tbsp dressing from bottle over the chicken.
Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads an interior temp of 165 (no pink chicken!)
Serve!

NOTE: Makes great leftovers! Bake extra and slice it thin for easy portable snacks! You can also cut the raw chicken into bite-size chunks before marinating - makes a great addition to a big leafy salad!

NUTRITION: per 4 oz serving. 174 calories, 24 grams protein, 2 grams carbs, 7 grams fat, 1 gram sugar, 307 mg sodium.



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More 2-Ingredient Recipes Coming Next Week! 



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