Lemon Broccoli Chicken Bake

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts chopped
  • 1 large head broccoli cut into florets
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil.
  • To the skillet, add the chicken. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until chicken is brown.
  • In a large baking dish, layer the broccoli, spinach, and onion.
  • In a large bowl, mix the remaining 6 ingredients (garlic through salt and pepper) with the chicken.
  • Pour the chicken mixture on top of the spinach and cover.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Faux-tay-toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with ghee; salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture).
NUTRITION: 229 Calories; 7g Fat (25.0% calories from fat); 33g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 68mg Cholesterol; 131mg Sodium. Exchanges: 4 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat.
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