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lemon garlic chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Course: dinner, lunch
Keyword: low carb, paleo, whole30
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb. chicken tenders sliced in half into strips
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • Lemon wedges and chopped parsley to garnish


  • If the tender is a thicker than your finger, place it in a freezer bag, and gently bat it with the back of skillet or pan to make thinner, then cut in half
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add the chicken, paprika, salt and pepper, and gently toss, ensuring everything is evenly coated
  • Heat your skillet over medium-high heat, add the oil, and once it gets hot and begins to shimmer, add the chicken strips, shallots and garlic
  • Stir-fry the chicken until cooked through, about 3 minutes
  • Add the lemon juice, parsley and another pinch of salt
  • Remove and serve hot with lemon wedges and additional garnish of parsley