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Paleo-Friendly Garlic Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

paleo garlic chicken and sweet potatoes

A Paleo Diet does not have to lack flavor! The following is a recipe for garlic spiced chicken and sweet potatoes–all Paleo-friendly! Enjoy your protein and veggie intake with just a handful of ingredients and simple cooking instructions.
Garlic Chicken
You will need the following:
*1 boneless, skinless chicken breast (feeds one)
*salt and pepper
*1 small lemon
*1 clove of garlic*
cooking oil
1) Warm about 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in a pan on medium heat. Mince your garlic and add to the pan.
2) Slice your small lemon. Lay half of the slices in the pan over the garlic. Season your chicken to taste with salt and pepper, then lay the chicken on top of your lemon slices.
3) Lay the second half of your lemon slices on top of the chicken. Cover the pan with a lid. Let the chicken cook for 8-12 minutes, turning to cook each side thoroughly. You will know your chicken is done when it’s no longer pink and the juices are clear.
Sweet Potatoes
You will need the following:
*1 medium sweet potato
*green onion (1 stalk is plenty for one serving)
*1/4 cup of your preferred milk
*2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
1) Steam your sweet potato on the stove. It should be soft enough after 20 minutes.
2) Mince your onion stalk.
3) Mash your cooked potat o while heating your milk (until it’s steaming). Pour the milk into a bowl of your mashed potato, then add your onion and cheese, mixing together.
In just a few short steps, you have your Paleo-friendly chicken and potatoes. Enjoy!