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Balsamic cranberry roast chicken

  • Gluten Free Diet

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Balsamic cranberry roast chicken

Method

  • Put all the ingredients for the marinade in a food processor, and beat until they are homogenized.
  • Place the chicken breasts in a baking pan and pour into the marinade.
  • Mix the marinade with the chicken very well, so that it is completely covered with the marinade.
  • Place the chicken breasts in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, so that they get the taste of the marinade.  
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Take the chicken breasts out of the refrigerator. Flip them over so that the skin touches the bottom of the baking pan. On top of them, spread the extra cranberries and the thyme. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Flip them over again, so that the skin is facing upwards. In a bowl, mix the maple syrup with the balsamic vinegar and brush the chicken breasts.
  • Bake for 5-10 more minutes, until the skin turns crispy and the chicken breasts are well done.
  • Check the spices and serve with fresh thyme.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

327
Calories (kcal)
16 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

12.0
Total Fat (g)
17 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.1
Saturated Fat (g)
16 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

23.0
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

21.0
Sugars (g)
23 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

31.0
Protein (g)
62 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.0
Fibre (g)
0 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.8
Sodium (g)
30 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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