Recipe Ideas: Pulled Chicken


This very quick and very easy pulled chicken recipe means you are never short of protein! There is little prep involved so no excuses.

There is an added carb bonus and the bottom of the recipe...... Enjoy.

6 Serves

Macros per serve

Protein: 38.6g

Carbs: 6.6g

Fat: 6.8g

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp Olive or Coconut Oil

1 Medium brown Onion, sliced

1 Tsp Crushed Garlic

1 Tsp Grated Ginger

400g Tin Diced Tomatoes

1kg Chicken Breast, in whole 1/2 breasts.

100ml Chicken or Vegetable Stock

2 Bay Leaves

Juice of Half a Lemon

1 Tbsp Dried Oregano

2 Tsp Tumeric

Fresh Cracked Pepper

Fresh Ground Himalayan Rock Salt

Method:

1) Heat Oil in Pressure Cooker on Saute

2) Add onion, garlic & ginger, salute till onion softens

3) Add 1/2 the tomatoes, bay leaf, lemon juice & oregano. Stir.

4) Place chicken breasts on top,

5) Add rest of tomatoes, salt & pepper

6) Mix turmeric in with stock & add. Stir to mix all ingredients.

7) Seal pressure cooker, cook on "Pot Roast" for around 20 mins.

8) Remove chicken when finished & continue boiling remaining liquid to reduce & thicken to desired consistency. Not to runny but not too thick.

9) Pull chicken apart with 2 forks then add reduced liquid.

10) Divide into 6 even portions.

Note: Can also be done in a pan on stove or started in pan then transferred to pressure cooker or oven safe dish & finished in oven (cooking times may vary).

Reduce liquid to own desired thickness

ADDED BONUS:

Save some of the liquid and add Cous Cous to it for a quick carb option. Macros dependant on amounts.

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