Chicken are the perfect match for a delicious recipe. And it all comes together with this amazing, tasty low-fat, low-carb blackberry sauce!

 

Here’s what you need:

 

The Chicken:

• 680g organic, chicken fillets

• 1 cup organic blackberries

• 1/4 cup coconut aminos

• 1 Tablespoon olive oil

• 1/8 cup yellow onion, minced

• 1/4 cup plum vinegar

• 4 garlic cloves, minced

• 1 packet Stevia

 

1. Rinse the chicken fillets and pat dry. Place in a large Ziplock bag.

2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.

3. Optional – Strain the seeds from marinade.

4. Pour the marinade into the bag of chicken, seal, and place in the fridge for 4 to 6 hours.

5. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Place the marinated chicken in a baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.

6. Remove from the oven, drain off the excess marinade, then place under the high grill for 4 minutes.

 

The Blackberry Sauce:

• 1 Tablespoon coconut oil

• 1 cup organic blackberries

• 1 packet Stevia

• 1 Tablespoon plum vinegar

 

1. In a thick-based pan, over medium-low heat, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer.

2. Simmer, stirring often, until the blackberries become bright and the sauce reaches desired consistency.

3. If you wish to thicken the sauce more, add 1/2 teaspoon of arrowroot powder.

4. Serve over the cooked chicken.

 

Optional:

The Asparagus:

• 1 bunch skinny asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 2.5cm pieces

• 1 Tablespoon Olive oil

• Dash of Salt and pepper

• 2 cloves garlic, minced

• 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

 

1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Lightly grease a baking sheet with olive oil.

2. In a bowl combine the asparagus, oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and lemon juice. Spread over the prepared pan.

3. Bake for 17 minutes, or until tender and bright green. A delicious main meal, made with fresh and savoury ingredients. The kick of lemon perfectly offsets the succulent vegetables and aromatic herbs that make this dish a defi nite favourite.

5 Servings

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 237 calories, 4g fat, 655mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 3g fi ber, and 35g protein