Jamaican Fried Chicken Recipe

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Jamaican Fried Chicken Recipe

Looking for a delicious and macro-friendly chicken recipe? Look no further! This recipe is packed with flavor and nutrients, while still being low in calories and high in protein. It's the perfect dish for those who are watching their macros or trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for some heat)
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, paprika, dried oregano, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using).
  2. Rub the chicken breasts with the spice mixture, making sure to coat them evenly.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until they are cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
  5. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the skillet and set it aside to rest for a few minutes.
  6. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the cooked chicken breasts.
  7. Serve the chicken with your favorite side dishes or on top of a salad for a complete meal.

Enjoy this macro-friendly chicken recipe that is not only delicious but also helps you stay on track with your fitness goals. It's a great option for meal prep or a quick weeknight dinner. Bon appétit!