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Balsamic Chicken Weekly Meal Prep

Balsamic Chicken Weekly Meal Prep

 

Ingredients

  • 2 T Dijon
  • 2T balsamic vinegar
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • Salt & pepper
  • Chicken breasts (2-4)
  • 1/3 cup brown rice
  • 1/3 cup wild rice
  • 1/3 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups broth + ½ cup water
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups chopped cauliflower

 

Directions

  1. Gather 4 containers to prepare meals in.
  2. Combine Dijon, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper. Pour into a dish or plastic bag with the chicken breasts. Allow to marinade for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  3. Combine grains in a small pot. Add broth and water. Bring to boil over high heat on the stove. Cover, reduce heat to low and let simmer until all liquid is absorbed. 30-45 minutes.
  4. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Put veggies on one side and chicken on the other. Drizzle remaining marinate over the veggies. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees, flipping the chicken and stirring the veggies half way through.
  5. Allow chicken to cool for a few minutes, then slice into strips or bite-sized pieces.
  6. To prepare meals, add ¼ of the cooked grain, 1 cup veggies and ¼ of the chicken into each container. Enjoy your meals throughout the week!
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