Chicken, Butternut Squash and Chard Stir Fry

Chicken, Butternut Squash and Chard Stir Fry

This tasty dish is loaded with protein, fiber, vitamins A and C, and iron. This healthy source of carbs can be a great post workout meal, or when you are feeling that you need a little bit more energy.

Serves 4

Cook time: 20-25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil
  • 3-4 chicken breasts, cubed
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1/4 cup bone broth (page 110)
  • 1 lb. swiss chard, deribbed and chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup green olives, sliced

Directions:

1. Melt coconut oil in large skillet on medium heat. 

2. Salt and pepper chicken and add to skillet. Cook a few minutes until golden but not cooked through.

3. Add onion and butternut squash, followed by spices. Cook until squash is fork-tender.

4. Add broth and chard. Cook a few more minutes (until chard is cooked down). Cover with a lid to lightly steam chard.

5. Toss in the olives at the end and stir to warm mixture. Add more salt and pepper to taste before serving.

 

Nutrition Facts
Servings 4.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14 g 21 %
Saturated Fat 7 g 33 %
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64 mg 21 %
Sodium 539 mg 22 %
Potassium 1032 mg 29 %
Total Carbohydrate20 g 7 %
Dietary Fiber 5 g 18 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 26 g 52 %
Vitamin A 364 %
Vitamin C 94 %
Calcium 16 %
Iron 23 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

 

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