Garlic and Lemon Chicken Recipe For Weight Loss

Delicious Garlic and Lemon Chicken dish, high in protein and immunity-boosting

High in Protein and Packed with Immunity-Boosting Properties, Garlic and Lemon Chicken Recipe!

Hello NutriDelicians! Today, I have something delightful cooking in my kitchen and I am excited to share it with you! I am whipping up a delicious, hearty, and supremely nutritious garlic and lemon chicken recipe.

Yes, the title itself brings a burst of flavors to your mouth, doesn’t it? This enticing recipe not only has a rich, tangy taste that’s guaranteed to tickle your taste buds, but also boasts of immense health benefits.

In our busy lives, it’s often challenging to maintain a balance between taste and health when it comes to food. But guess what? This chicken dish breaks that stereotype with a high protein content and immunity-boosting properties, thanks to the power-packed ingredients used. The aroma of garlic and the refreshing zest of lemon blending with the succulent chicken creates a symphony of flavors you will love.

Delicious Garlic and Lemon Chicken dish, high in protein and immunity-boosting, perfect for weight loss program
Faster weight loss with this tasty and nutritious Garlic and Lemon Chicken recipe

But that’s not all. This garlic and lemon chicken recipe isn’t just about fantastic taste and health perks. It’s also about experiencing the joy of cooking a simple yet exotic dish in your kitchen. So, let’s get started!

Delicious Garlic and Lemon Chicken dish, high in protein and immunity-boosting

Garlic and Lemon Chicken Recipe For Weight Loss

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 220 kcal


  • 4 Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • 6 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 Lemons juiced
  • 1 Lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil extra virgin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  • Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat
  • Add the chicken to the pan and cook until golden brown on both sides
  • In a bowl, combine minced garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest
  • Pour this mixture over the cooked chicken in the pan
  • Cover the pan and let it simmer until the chicken is cooked thoroughly
  • Garnish with fresh parsley before serving


Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 35gFat: 7gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 600mg
Keyword Chicken, Garlic, Lemon, Low Carb, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Cuisine, Protein-rich, Weight Loss
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  • Nutrition Facts

  • Amount per serving
  • Calories220
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat7 g9.72%
  • Cholesterol75 mg25%
  • Sodium600 mg26.09%
  • Total Carbohydrate3 g1.09%
  • Protein35 g70%

Garlic and Lemon Chicken Benefits:

The lean protein from the chicken aids in muscle development and recovery, while garlic boosts immunity and has anti-inflammatory properties. The lemon provides a healthy dose of vitamin C for enhanced immunity and skin health.

Suitable Occasions:

This garlic and lemon chicken recipe is perfect for a weeknight family dinner or a weekend meal prep. It’s also great for serving at casual get-togethers or small parties.

Good For:

People looking to lose weight and boost their protein intake or enhance their immunity. This garlic lemon chicken also suitable for those on a low-carb diet.

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Until next time, NutriDelicians, enjoy this wonderful journey of taste and health. And remember, good food is the pathway to a vibrant, healthy life. Bon Appétit!

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22 Responses

  1. I’ve been on a weight loss journey and this recipe fits perfectly into my meal plan. Delicious and healthy!

  2. 5 stars
    Just started my weight loss journey and this recipe is a winner. It’s tasty and doesn’t make me feel like I’m on a diet.

  3. Wow, this chicken dish looks incredible! Definitely going to try it this week! 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    I’m always on the lookout for protein-rich recipes. Thanks for sharing this, doc!

  5. I never thought to use lemon with chicken before, but this turned out great! 😀

  6. I am not usually a big fan of garlic, but it works so well in this dish. Delicious!

  7. Doc, I appreciate how you take time to explain the health benefits of each dish. Great work.

  8. My mom always used to make a similar dish. This brought back so many memories. Thanks!

  9. Reply to Anand: I had the same thought. I think the lemon really helps balance out the garlic.

  10. I’ve been in a cooking rut lately. This recipe was just what I needed to get back on track.

  11. Reply to Emily: Same here, my grandma used to make something similar. It’s like a walk down memory lane.

  12. I made this for my book club and it was a big hit. They all asked for the recipe!

  13. I was skeptical about the lemon, but it added such a fresh twist to the chicken. Will make again.

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