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Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

by IBD Medical on June 05, 2024

Elevate your dinner with this diabetes-friendly grilled lemon herb chicken paired with flavourful roasted Brussels sprouts. This protein-packed meal is a delightful combination of citrusy chicken and caramelised Brussels sprouts.

Number of Servings: 2

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Nutrition Info:

  • Calories: 280 per serving
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Healthy Fats: 12g


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • Lemon zest and juice
  • Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley), chopped
  • Garlic, minced
  • Brussels sprouts, halved
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Marinate chicken breasts in lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped herbs, minced garlic, and a splash of olive oil. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  • Grill the chicken until cooked through.
  • Toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast until caramelised.
  • Serve the grilled lemon herb chicken over a bed of roasted Brussels sprouts.

These recipes offer a diverse range of flavours while being mindful of diabetes-friendly ingredients. Enjoy these delicious and nutritious meals!

What is Considered diabetes friendly recipe? 

Diabetes-friendly recipes focus on balanced nutrition, low in refined sugars and unhealthy fats. They include lean proteins, whole grains, and plenty of vegetables. Examples are grilled chicken with quinoa and steamed vegetables, or a fresh salad with mixed greens, nuts, and a light vinaigrette. Snack options include Greek yogurt with berries or a handful of almonds. For breakfast, consider oatmeal topped with fresh fruit and a sprinkle of flaxseeds. These recipes aim to maintain stable blood sugar levels, providing essential nutrients without spiking glucose, making them ideal for people managing diabetes.


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