Apple Chicken over Spicy LentilsOrange juice, apples, cinnamon


Orange juice, apples, cinnamon and ginger make this Moroccan-inspired dish both sweet and savory. Protein-packed lentils and lean chicken breast get our abs stamp of approval.

Makes 1 Serving • Ready in 30 minutes

Ingredients:

4 oz chicken breast, thinly sliced1/2 apple, chopped1/2 cup orange juice1/4 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp ginger1/4 tsp cinnamon2 cups kale, chopped1/2 cup cooked lentils1 tsp olive oil1/4 tsp white pepper1/4 tsp cayenne pepper1/4 avocado, slicedOlive oil cooking spray

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 F. Lightly spray a small dish with olive oil cooking spray.Mix orange juice, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and chopped apple in a small bowl. Place chicken in baking dish and pour ingredients from bowl on top. Bake in oven. Turn over after 10 minutes. Cook for another 10 to 12 minutes.In another small bowl mix lentils, white pepper and cayenne pepper.Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-to-high heat. Add in kale. Sautee kale until it starts to turn bright green. Add in lentils and cook for another one to two minutes.Plate skillet mixture and top with chicken. Garnish with avocado slices.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 485, Total Fats: 14 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 448 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 57 g, Dietary Fiber: 14 g, Sugars: 21 g, Protein: 39 g, Iron: 6 mg