Baked chicken and broccoli

The simple meal of chicken and broccoli is pretty standard far for bodybuilders trying to lose weight because it provides plenty of protein as well as nutrients while keeping satiety high.  The chicken brings protein along with zinc, selenium, phosphorus, choline and vitamin B3, B5, B6 and B12 while the broccoli fills in the potassium vitamin C, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.  


One large serving of this recipe provides 470 calories, 71 g of protein, 15 g of fat and 7 g of net carbs.   


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


  • 235 g chicken thigh (skin removed)
  • 185 g broccoli 

Suitable for 

  • maximum nutrient density 
  • blood sugar & fat loss 
  • fat loss    



The ranking of this recipe is shown below.  Click the links to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal.

nutrient density77%
fat loss74%
blood sugar & fat loss77%
blood sugar & diabetes 51%
athlete & bulking 58%
ketogenic 39%