Sometimes your diet requires you to eat high protein food that would be low on carbs and people get bored with eating the same thing over and over again which is why we decided to make a list of calorie high protein low carb diet meals that would be a great refreshment for those that are following this type of diet.
Here are our top picks that would bring something new to your palate and you’ll be able to surprise your entire family with your cooking skills and innovation.
Calorie High Low Carb Diet Recipe #1
The first recipe on our list is one that needs some time to be prepared and cooked but it’s worth every second as it tastes amazing and has great nutrients that our body needs.
It takes about 45 minutes to make from start to finish and the ingredients are simple and easy to find in local markets.
Following the exact recipe will yield 6 servings of this dish and the ingredients you’ll need are:
Calorie High Low Carb Diet Recipe
- 25 lbs Chicken breasts
- 1 minced Garlic clove
- 6 springs fresh Thyme
- 1 cup Baby bella mushrooms
- ¼ cup chopped White onion
- ½ cup dry White wine
- 1 can Coconut milk
- 1 tbsp extra-virgin Olive oil
- 2 tbsp softened Pure butter
- 2 tbsp Flour
- ¼ tbsp Kosher sea salt
- ¼ tbsp Black pepper
- Pinch of nutmeg
To start making this recipe you’ll need to season the chicken breasts using the salt and about 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper.
Next, you’ll need a sauté pan in which you’ll place the olive oil and heat it over medium-high heat.
When the oil is heated, place the chicken breast inside and cook for 8 minutes flipping from side to side to make sure they are cooked well on each side.
Once done, take out the chicken from the pan and put it aside for later.
Afterwards, add more oil in the pan and add the thyme, onions and mushrooms inside to cook for around 8 minutes.
When the time has passed, add the garlic as well and cook for 30 more seconds.
Arrange the vegetables and mushrooms on the side of the pan and in the middle pour over the wine and let half of it evaporate from the heat before stirring in the vegetables from the sides in the wine and cooking for a little longer.
Take a bowl and mix in the butter and the flour. When it’s well combined add the mixture to the pan along with the coconut milk and nutmeg and stir till everything is well combined together.
When that’s done, add the chicken back in the pan along with more salt and pepper and cook everything together for about 5 minutes.
Serve after removing the thyme branches from the mixture.
The amount of nutrients and energy this recipe provides is 256 Calories, 3g net, 18g Fat and 19g Protein per one serving.
Calorie High Low Carb Diet Recipe #2
The second recipe is also one that involves chicken as the main ingredient as it’s a staple when it comes to healthy high protein meals.
The preparation and cooking is different though but it doesn’t make it any less tasty and delicious.
It takes about an hour and 20 minutes to make this recipe from start to finish and following the exact recipe will yield 12 servings.
The ingredients you’ll need to make this recipe are:
- 4lb Chicken (Whole Chicken is preferred)
- 4 minced Garlic cloves
- 4 peeled Garlic cloves
- 2 Lemons
- 2 Rosemary springs
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin Olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced Rosemary
- 1 teaspoon Paprika
- 1 teaspoon Sea salt
To start making this recipe you’ll need prepare the oven by preheating it to 425F.
Place the whole chicken on a cutting board and cut it using a sharp kitchen knife starting at the bottom and going along the spine.
Get rid of the spine after you’re done cutting, flip the chicken and open it.
Take a bowl and mix in the olive oil, garlic, paprika, salt, pepper and minced rosemary and use that mixture to rub over the chicken using your hands.
Add 4 lemon wedges and 4 garlic cloves on a baking pan lined with parchment paper and place the chicken over them with the skin-side pointing up.
Add the rest of the lemon wedges between the body and legs of the chicken.
Put the baking pan in the oven and let it roast for about an hour.
Once the time has passed, take out the pan, remove the skin and enjoy your meal.
The amount of nutrients and energy this meal provides is 349 Calories, 1g net Carbs, 25g Fat and 28g Protein per one serving.
Calorie High Low Carb Diet Recipe #3
It’s easy to make even for a beginner in the chicken.
It takes about an hour to prepare from start to finish and following the exact recipe will yield 4 servings of this delicious meal.
The ingredients you’ll need to prepare this dish are:
- 4 Pork chops
- 4 Bamboo skewers (soaked in warm water for 20 minutes)
- 1 Asparagus
- 1 cup Cherry tomatoes
- ¼ cup Basil
- ¼ cup Clean eating pesto
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Sea salt
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper
To start making this recipe you’ll need to take the pork chops and season them by rubbing them with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper making sure you get both sides.
When that’s done, cover it with something and let it sit like that on room temperature for around 20 minutes.
In the meantime, prepare the grate of a grill and heat it up to medium. Add the pork chops on the grill and cook them for 20 minutes making sure you cook both sides.
Combine the asparagus, ½ tablespoon of olive oil, ¼ teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper and when the pork chops are cooking for around 15 minutes you need to place this mixture alongside the chops.
Take the cherry tomatoes and thread them in the bamboo skewers drizzling with ½ tablespoon of olive oil and ¼ teaspoon of salt and pepper.
Add the asparagus and tomatoes in the grill for about 5 minutes till the tomatoes start showing black spots on some parts and afterwards remove everything from the grill and let it cool down for at least 5 minutes before you serve it.
Serve everything with some pesto and enjoy your meal.
The amount of nutrients and energy this meal provides is 332 Calories, 2g net Carbs, 24g Fat and 25g Protein per one serving.
While all of these meals are great and tasty, there’s one that would be your favorite above the others and we’d love to hear which one of these calorie high protein low carb diet meals it is so feel free to let us know using the comment section below or contact us directly via email.
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