Collagen Recipe

Mock-Honey Garlic Collagen Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

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Christen Rodgers

August 15, 2019

The problem with Chinese takeout in America is that it's laden with LOTS of sugar, sodium, calories, carbs, msg and processed flours. By making just a few modifications to the traditional recipe with alternative nutrient-rich or ingredients we get a recipe that is DELICIOUS, simple, satisfies that sweet and savory tooth, and keeps potential bloating at bay.

Fri-yay Takeout? YES!

Who doesn’t like the familiar Friday night favorite, Chinese Takeout?

Probably just the Chinese. I mean, it’s like every day for them, right?

But for the rest of us, it may be a weekly staple in our diets. The only problem is the way this cuisine is often made in America is laden with LOTS of sugar, sodium, calories, carbs, msg and processed flours. It may mean happiness on your palate the first few bites, but as soon as your body starts trying to digest that firehose of energy it’s going to send out a MAYDAY signal that will cause it to protect itself through increased inflammation (ever feel bloated after you eat chinese?), and movement of the energy (cals/carbs/fat) into fat storage.

According to the Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition:

The National Restaurant Association reported Americans eat about 24 percent — almost one quarter — of their meals away from home. Restaurant food is meant to look, smell and taste great, and that means nutrition can sometimes fall by the wayside when menus feature main dishes drenched in (grain-fed) butter or rich sauces (made with hydrogenated oils), salads with creamy dressings, and few (high-glyemic) whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

So, what’s a guy/gal to do? Forgo Chinese Food? NO WAY!

By making just a few modifications to the traditional recipe with alternative nutrient-rich or ingredients we get a recipe that is DELICIOUS, simple, satisfies that sweet and savory tooth, and keeps potential bloating at bay.

Christen eating Mock-Honey Garlic Collagen Chicken dish
Because this is Mock Honey, you may be expecting a super sweet dish. While this is sweet, it’s not sticky sweet. It gives you the familiar flavor, without the 100g of sugar.

Per serving you add 5g of protein, 19 Essential and save yourself 250 calories, 200g of sodium, and no joke, 70 CARBS!

In addition, by using collagen as the binder, it helps heal your gut as you go! So instead of breaking down the inner lining of your stomach you’re helping build it back up with every bite.

Try it out and let us know if it doesn’t make your Friday more Fri-YAY! And try out our other Chinese Dish, Lemon Butter Collagen Chicken with Haricot Vert.

Prep Time

8 minutes

Cook Time

8-10 min

Total Time

18 minutes

Yield

About 2-4 Servings

Ingredients

Mock-Honey Garlic Collagen Chicken Recipe Ingredients

The recipe calls for Chicken Breast, but your girl and Earthfare were out of them, and used boneless Chicken Thighs which worked really well too!

  • 1 lb chicken breast , boneless and skinless (2 pieces, cubed)
  • 4 Scoops CB supplements Multi Collagen Powder
  • 1-2 TBSP almond flour
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil Or Grassfed Butter (or a combination of both)
  • 2-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or white or other clear vinegar)
  • 3-4 tbsp Coconut Aminos (lower sodium and non-msg substitute for soy sauce)
  • 3 Tbsp Swerve, Stevia or Monk Fruit
  • 1-2 tsp Pink Hymelian Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper
  • *optional heat- 1-2 TBSP red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, dust with Collagen & Almond Flour (see tips below)
  2. With a medium/high heat pan add EVOO or butter, sear chicken for 1 min each side.
  3. Reduce to medium heat and add garlic, vinegar, coconut Aminos, alternative sweetener.
  4. Simmer on Medium for 7-10 minutes. Turn chicken often to coat in the amazing Mock-honey garlic sauce. And THAT’S IT!
  5. Pair it with some quick Cauliflower Rice in on the stovetop or microwave.

Mock-Honey Garlic Collagen Chicken

Nutritional Facts

  • Calories: 316
  • Protein: 43g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbs: 14g
  • Sugar: 2g

Recipe Tips

  • SUPER important recipe note. Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Dry and spread the Chicken Cubes out onto Parchment Paper, dust, flip and dust the other side of chicken with the dry ingredients.
  • Don’t toss all the chicken in a bowl like you would with traditional flours (if you do, you will end up with a sticky, globby mess)
  • Be careful not to overcook. If you heat the chicken too quickly it will become tough or rubbery before the sauce thickens.
  • Because this is Mock Honey, you may be expecting a super sweet dish. While this is sweet, it’s not sticky sweet. It gives you the familiar flavor, without the 100g of sugar. So, if you need it just a bit sweeter, start with adding a bit of salt, taste it and if you still need it sweeter, you may want to adjust the alternative sweetener until your individual palate is satisfied.

Questions on this Recipe? Ideas?

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HEALTHY Fri-yay CHINESE TAKEOUT 🥡 anyone? Who doesn’t like the familiar Friday night favorite, Chinese Takeout? . (Probably just the Chinese. I mean, it's like errry day fair for them right🤔?) . But for the rest of us, it may be a weekly staple in our diets. The only problem is the way this cuisine is often made in America, is laden with EXCESSIVE amounts of sugar 🥴, sodium 🧂 , calories👎🏻, carbs👎🏻, msg👎🏻 and processed flours👎🏻. It may mean happiness 🌈 on your palate 👄the first few bites, but as soon as your body starts trying to digest that firehose 😳 of energy it’s going to send out a MAYDAY signal that will cause it to protect itself through increased inflammation (ever feel bloated 🤢 after you eat chinese?), and movement of the energy (cals/carbs/fat) into fat storage. . So, what's a guy/gal to do? Forgo Chinese Food? NO 🚫WAY! . By making just a few modifications to the traditional recipe with alternative nutrient-rich or ingredients we get a recipe that is DELICIOUS🤤, simple, satisfies that sweet 😄and savory tooth, and keeps potential bloating at bay🤩. . Per serving you add ➕5g of protein, 19 Essential Amino Acids and save yourself ➖250 calories, ➖200g of sodium, and no joke, ➖70 CARBS from SUGAR!!! . SO you can HAVE YOUR FRI-yayyyyy and Chinese food too boo!!!! See this recipe and more on the @cbsupplements website (recipes section) #healthly #healthyrecipes #yum #yummy #chinesefood #chinesetakeout #honeygarlicchicken #chicken #collagen #optavia #leanandgreen #healthyhabitsforall #healthyhabits #helathcoach #friday #fridaynight #nomnomnom

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