The simple meal of chicken and broccoli is pretty standard fare for bodybuilders trying to lose weight. It provides plenty of protein as well as a reasonable amount of micronutrients with a high protein:energy ratio.
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 serving provides 380 calories, 56 g of protein, 12 grams of fat and 5 g of net carbs.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
|Chicken Thigh, Skin Removed Before Cooking||190||g|
|Broccoli, Cooked From Fresh||125||g|
|Garlic Paste||1/2||0.75 tsp|
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