Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles

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Zoodles or zucchini noodles are all the rage for so many reasons; they’re delicious, easy, and healthy, but you have never had zucchini noodles like this! Discover bright new flavors with this

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weeknight meal of Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles!

What You Will Love About This Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles Recipe

  • Must-Try –Whether you are eating low-carb or just looking to work some extra veggies into your life, zucchini noodles are a must-try!
  • Gluten-Free Wow – These amazing gluten-free noodles have all the texture and appearance of traditional pasta but with an added vegetable wow factor!
  • Tender and Tasty Chicken – In this amazing dish, the tender savory chicken combines with lemon and spices to make the perfect flavor. Serve the elegant chicken with lush zucchini noodles and you have an unexpected but show-stopping dinner!
  • Fast Flavor –This awesome chicken and zoodles dish is the perfect healthy weeknight meal for the whole family!

EQUIPMENT

Spiralizer: To create the gorgeous rings of zucchini noodles you want in this Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles dish you will Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles need a spiralizer. If you do not have one, some grocery stores sell fresh zucchini that are already cut into noodles in their produce departments.

Skillet: To cook the lovely chicken and zoodles in their lemony glaze, you will need a large skillet.

INGREDIENTS

Olive Oil: A touch of olive oil helps everything cook perfectly.

Chicken Fillets: Boneless skinless chicken filets are the perfect lean protein to please the whole family. Chicken is low in fat and high in protein so it’s a great way to get pure energy without feeling bogged down.

Sea Salt: Sea salt is the first choice in sodium because it has more nutrients than common table salt.

Pepper: Ground black pepper or a blend of black and white pepper is the perfect way to bring the zing to this meal!

Ground Cumin: Cumin comes from a plant in the parsley family so it has many similar flavors. It’s earthy and delicious when used with proteins like chicken, fish, or pork. Plus, cumin is loaded with iron which helps your body produce hemoglobin, certain hormones, and more!

Ground Coriander: Coriander is invitingly earthy and mildly sweet in aroma which is what makes it a perfect match for the salty citrus flavors in this Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles dish. Even though it’s in small doses can help out with digestion thanks to its healthy fiber content.

Lemon Juice: Freshly squeezed lemon juice has vitamin B, vitamine C, fiber, and potassium, but that’s not even the best part! This simple ingredient packs a bright tart punch that livens up the chicken and noodles with a fresh citrus flavor. It’s the ultimate way to elevate lean proteins without adding too much fuss!

Zucchini: Gorgeous fresh zucchinis make the best noodles so choose large fresh zucchinis for this dish. Since you have to spiralize them, larger zucchinis tend to be a little easier to work with.

Pine Nuts: Amazing roasted pine nuts bring a toasty earthiness and crunch to the final dish. Pine nuts also contain even more heart-healthy protein to back up the chicken giving this Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles meal plenty of clean energy.

Expert Notes

  • This Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles dish has everything you need, except maybe some low-carb rolls or breadsticks for the side! Even your picky eaters will like this dish thanks to the bright lemony flavor; kids love tart and sour flavors!
  • To store, allow the noodles to cool completely and then move everything to an airtight container. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
  • To reheat, warm up the zoodles in the microwave or in a pan on the stovetop. You can even enjoy the leftover cold as a sort of chilled veggie and chicken salad that makes a great lunch box meal.

Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles

Course Lunch, Main Course

Ingredients
  

Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles Recipe

    Ingredients:

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 chicken filets cut in halves
    • ½ tsp sea salt
    • ½ tsp pepper
    • ½ ground cumin
    • ½ ground coriander
    • Juice of half a lemon
    • 2 zucchinis
    • 1 tbsp pine nuts roasted.

    Instructions
     

    Instructions:

    • Step One – Heat a skillet with olive oil then cook the chicken until it’s golden brown.
    • Step Two – Add more oil, spices, and lemon. Sauté for a couple minutes until completely coated in the lemon mixture. Remove it from heat, cover it, and set it aside.
    • Step Three – Spiralize the zucchini and sauté it in the same skillet on high until it’s soft and slightly golden brown.
    • Step Four – Plate the zoodles, and top them with the pine nuts, and chicken. Garnish with some freshly chopped parsley and enjoy!
    Keyword Chicken, High Protein, Low Calorie, Low carb, Quick & Easy, Zucchini

    Thank You

    Thank you so much for reading this

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    blog! I hope you try this Lemon Chicken Zucchini Noodles recipe and that you enjoy it as much as my family and I did! If you do make this awesome noodle dish, please be sure to tag me on Instagram @pure_plates_recipes!

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