Recipes: Sweet and Savory Blackberry Chicken

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Whoever thought of putting fruit on chicken is an absolute genius.

This sweet and savory blackberry chicken dish is a delight for your tastebuds, and a treat for your tummy.

Be sure to opt for organic berries and chicken when buying your ingredients. Not only do you get the best nutritional value, you also soak up all the fresh, tasty flavors.

Serve your chicken on a bed of veggies and you have a low carb, high protein power meal.

Let’s get to cooking!

Ingredients (For Chicken)

easy and nutritious blackberry chicken over green beans

  • 1.5 pounds organic, skinless, boneless chicken tenders
  • 1 cup organic blackberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1/4 cup plum vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 cup yellow onion, minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 packet Stevia

Directions (For Chicken)

  1. Rinse the chicken tenders and pat dry. Place in a large ziplock bag.
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth.
  3. *optional* Strain the seeds from marinade (If you don’t mind the crunch, then leave the seeds in!)
  4. Pour the marinade into the bag of chicken, seal and place in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place the marinated chicken in a baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, drain off excess marinade, then place under high broil for 4 minutes, watching closely. Remove when golden.

Ingredients (For Blackberry Sauce)

  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 cup organic blackberries
  • 1 packet Stevia
  • 1 Tbsp plum vinegar

Directions (For Blackberry Sauce)

  1. In a skillet over medium low heat, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer.
  2. Simmer, stirring often, until the blackberries become bright and the sauce reaches desired consistency.
  3. If you wish to thicken the sauce more, add 1/2 teaspoon of arrowroot powder.
  4. *Optional* Strain the seeds from the sauce (If you don’t mind the crunch, then leave the seeds in!)
  5. Serve over the cooked chicken.

Nutritional Facts

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 287

Fat: 7g

Sodium: 655mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Fiber: 5g

Protein: 36g

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