Lemon Avocado Chicken {Keto}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
I am not sure what better combination of things there could possibly be. This chicken is simple and amazing!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) water
  • 2 - Tbsp salt
  • 1 - lemon(s)
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - avocado(s)**
  • 1 - lemon(s)**
  • 2 - Tbsp cilantro**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - cauliflower rice**
  • - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the water, salt, juice from the lemon and the minced garlic. Slice the lemon and add to the brine. Place the chicken breasts into the brine and let soak for at least 30 minutes*, in the fridge.
  2. Prepare the cauliflower rice.
  3. Preheat the grill. Pull the chicken breasts out of the brine and pat dry. Discard brine.
  4. Grill over direct heat for 4 to 6 minutes per side, until cooked through. Grilling time may vary depending on the thickness of the chicken.
  5. While the chicken is grilling, add the avocado, juice from 1 lemon and chopped cilantro to small food processor and puree. Use avocado sauce as garnish or dip for the grilled chicken.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Lemon Avocado Chicken with rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 2 Tbsp salt
    • 1 lemon, sliced
    • 2 tsp minced garlic

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the grill and grilling as directed. Prepare the avocado sauce while chicken is grilling.

    Special notes

    Serve with cauliflower rice for complete Paleo meal.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Lemon Avocado Chicken {Keto}

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and cook on the grill for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through. Discard brine. Prepare avocado garnish or dip, as directed.
    Serve with cauliflower rice and salad.