Fast and Healthy Chicken Recipe

You have heard of  “shake and bake” chicken… well this fast meal is “shake and grill” chicken and will put a healthy meal on your dinner table in 17 minutes! Part of our “Meals In 17 Minutes Or Less” series, the healthy message is:
healthy recipes

  • Eat plenty of veggies
  • Use a wide variety of color in your meals
  • Use “good” oils to reduce your cholesterol
  • A protein portion is 3 ounces per meal

Fast Healthy Chicken Recipe

The key to easy grilled vegetables is to leave them big so that they can not fall through the slats in your grill!! Here is how to make a fast and healthy chicken recipe that is an entire meal for four in 17  minutes or less:

fast grilled chicken veggies1 zuchini
1 sweet potato
2 carrots
1 onion
4 (3 oz) chicken breast
1 white potato (medium to large)
1 Tbs. olive or grape seed oil
1 Tbs. Italian seasoning mix (or other spice blend)

  1. Wash all your vegetables first
  2. Cut the carrots and zucchini into quarters. Cut lengthwise first, then diagonally.
  3. Slice white potato into 4 slices lengthwise.
  4. Slice onions into 1/2 inch slices.
  5. Slice sweet potato into 4 slices horizontally. (your sweet potatoes should be thicker than the whites)
  6. Place all ingredients in a plastic bag (preferably no holes in the bag!! LOL!)
  7. Shake!
  8. Dump out on your hot grill.
  9. Grill on medium for 5 minutes
  10. Turn and grill till done and serve

Grilled Vegetable Recipe

You can really use any vegetable you want in this healthy chicken recipe. Just pick out ones that you can cut into appropriate sizes so that they all cook  in the same time frame. I used parsnips the other day!


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Comments

    Shared by: debbixler:

    You are awesome Noel. Haven’t touched base in a awhile… hope all is well. Congratuali0ons on being good Mom. Getting the kids involved in cooking (and I know you do) is a great investment in their health!!

    Shared by: Noel Chapman:

    I always make sure we have grilled veggies on the menu a few times a month. We love the flavor! And I’ve introduced quite a few new ones to the kids by grilling them.

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