Chicken and spinach patties

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These chicken and spinach patties are nutritious, delicious, and can be prepared in just 20 minutes! Using basic ingredients, and cooked to perfection, you'll get tasty and juicy chicken patties. Quick and easy to prepare, this recipe is also dairy-free and sugar-free.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 patty

Ingredients

  • Lean chicken (450g), ground
  • Spinach, ½ cup (100g), minced and steamed
  • Olive oil/vegetable oil, 1 tbsp (15g)
  • All-purpose flour, 1 tbsp (15g), to act as a binder
  • Garlic cloves, 1 tsp (5g), minced
  • Lemon juice of 1 lemon
  • Black pepper, ½ tsp (2.5g)
  • Salt, ½ tsp (2.5g)
  • Water, as needed

Method

  1. Combine ground chicken, spinach, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Mix well with the help of a spoon/washed hands.
  3. Now divide the mixture and shape it into medium-sized patties.
  4. Spread the flour on a plate/board.
  5. Pat the patties on flour.
  6. Heat the oil in a grill pan.
  7. Put the patties in the pan and cook on a low heat.
  8. Cook for 5 minutes, turning a few times to cook evenly across each side.
  9. Serve with your favourite sugar-free sauce.

Storage: Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutritional information

Per serving:

Calories - 170kcal

Fat - 3.9g

Carbohydrate - 1.2g

Protein - 17.5g

Sodium - 260mg

Sugar - 0.7g

Fibre - 1g

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Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan is CEO of Virtual Clinic Dietitian-cell and a prominent dietitian. She's a specialist clinical dietetic, with a focus in global diabetes management. She's passionate about crafting diabetes-friendly recipes that are both tasty and healthful, and collaborates with major healthcare organizations and health periodicals.

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