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Baked BBQ Chicken {Meal Prep}

This Baked BBQ Chicken is so easy and packed with flavour. Serve it with baby potatoes and kale salad for the best meal prep lunch!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 384kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce

Optional sides

  • Eat Smart Kale Salad kit

Roasted potatoes

  • 4 cups baby potatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 F. If serving alongside chicken, mix all ingredients under potato heading together in a small baking dish then bake for 45 minutes.
  • Add chicken to another small baking dish. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 20-25 minutes depending on the size of your breasts.
  • While chicken is baking and if serving, toss kale salad kit together with dressing.
  • Remove chicken from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before cutting up into bite-sized pieces and tossing with BBQ sauce.
  • Serve in meal prep bowls alongside potatoes and kale salad. Bowls will last in the fridge up to 5 days.

Notes

NOTE: Nutritional info includes 1 cup of kale salad per serving and 1/4 serving of potatoes.
Use your favourite store-bought BBQ sauce or make your own homemade version.
Repurpose your chicken by turning it into wraps, salads or sandwiches.
Store any leftovers in the fridge for 3-4 days. Reheat the chicken and potatoes in the microwave.
Freeze this recipe for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge then reheat.

Nutrition

Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 986mg | Potassium: 1220mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 364IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg