Chicken with Orange Winter Squash and Zucchini

Chicken with Orange Winter Squash and Zucchini

This low-carb dinner makes an easy week night meal.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe High-Fiber Recipe High-Calcium Recipe


  • 14 oz orange winter squash, such as butternut
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 slices Canadian bacon or strips of lean turkey bacon, chopped
  • 10 1/2 oz skinless, boneless chicken breasts, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh lemongrass


Cut winter squash and zucchini into sticks. In separate containers/pans microwave or steam until just tender.

Melt butter in a saucepan. Add bacon and chicken. Stir over medium heat until bacon and chicken is cooked. Add tomatoes. Cook for 2 minutes.

Add lemongrass, zucchini and winter squash. Toss to combine, and serve immediately.


Serve with toasted herb bread, if desired.

Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Thanks to Fresh Finesse

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 199 cals
Kilojoules 834 kJ
Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Sodium 270 mg
Carbohydrates 17.2 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Total Sugars 5.2 g
Protein 22.7 g
Calcium 77.0 mg
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