Slimming World's lemon and garlic chicken with a warm potato salad recipe

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Slimming World's lemon and garlic chicken with a warm potato salad is a light and delicious recipe is you're on a diet, the perfect chicken recipe

slimming world lemon and garlic chicken
  • Slimming World
Preparation Time13 mins
Cooking Time12 mins
Total Time25 mins

Fresh lemons and garlic give this Slimming World's lemon and garlic chicken recipe a boost of flavour while green beans and new potatoes go towards making up your 5-a-day. Served with a delicious warm potato salad to add some carbs to the dish, this lemon and garlic chicken serves four people and takes about 25 mins to prepare and cook. This simple and succulent meal would make a hearty lunch or filling dinner.

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  • 4 x 150g skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp finely chopped rosemary leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and very finely chopped
  • 1 large egg white
  • 500g new potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 300g green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4tbsp fat free vinaigrette
  • Lemon wedges, to garnish




  1. To make this chicken breast recipe, place the chicken breasts between sheets of cling film and, using a mallet or rolling pin, beat lightly until about 1.5cm thick. Remove the cling film and season well.
  2. Mix together the lemon zest, chopped rosemary and garlic and spread over the chicken breasts.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium and line the grill pan with foil. Beat the egg white on a plate with a little salt and pepper until frothy. Dip the chicken in the egg white and place on the grill pan. Grill for 10-12 minutes, turning once until browned and crisp.
  4. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes in lightly salted water for 10 minutes, adding the green beans for the final 3 minutes, then drain. Toss the potatoes, green beans and cherry tomatoes with the vinaigrette and season.
  5. Divide the potato salad between four plates then serve with the chicken and lemon wedges to squeeze over.
Top Tip for making Slimming World's lemon and garlic chicken with a warm potato salad

We've got a great recipe here for cooking a whole chicken with lemon and garlic if you don't want to use chicken breasts.

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