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Sneak Peeks Recipe: Lemon, Chicken + Broccoli

  • Author: Liz
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 people


Sneak Peek Recipe from Paleo Meal Planning on a Budget!


  • fat of choice
  • 1 medium onion, medium-finely diced
  • 1⁄2 (12-oz.) pkg. mushrooms, cleaned, de-stemmed, and sliced
  • 11⁄2–2 lbs. chicken, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1–2 lemons
  • 12 oz. cooked broccoli
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano salt and pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet with your fat of choice over medium heat.
  2. Add your onion and mushrooms and let them start to soften.
  3. While they are cooking, chop up your chicken and add it to the skillet. Mix well and allow it to cook.
  4. When it’s almost cooked through, add in your cumin, juice of half a lemon, and your broccoli. Mix.
  5. Add your basil, oregano, and juice of another half a lemon to the pan. Add a little more fat, salt, and pepper to the pan when your chicken is cooked. Mix it once again.
  6. Taste test and adjust seasoning as needed. Depend- ing on how juicy your lemon is, you might need another half or whole lemon’s worth of juice.
  7. Enjoy!