Our Smokey BBQ Chicken with Potato Bake is the perfect dish for a cozy night in or when entertaining family and friends. 

Smokey, creamy and crunchy all at once, this BBQ chicken recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Let’s face it — your standard grilled chicken breast becomes a little boring week after week. This chicken dish is here to surprise and delight your taste buds and add some variety to your weekly meal rotation!

Not only will it be a crowd-pleaser for its delicious flavours, but it also delivers a high protein hit. That means it’ll keep you full for longer and leave you feeling replete.

Comfort food made calorie-friendly means you can still enjoy your favourite meals even when you’re trying to lose weight. And we’re confident that after trying it, this will be one of the BBQ chicken recipes you come back to again and again. 

The Best BBQ Chicken Recipes: Smokey BBQ Chicken with Potato Bake 

Here are the ingredients you’ll need for your smokey BBQ chicken dish:

  • 120g Chicken Thigh – No Skin (weighed raw)
  • 40g Masterfoods Smokey BBQ Marinade
  • 200g Potato Spud Lite
  • 50ml Bulla Light Thickened Cooking Cream
  • 20g Don Diced Bacon
  • 1 tsp Fresh Chives
  • 20g Tasty Light Cheddar Cheese Block
  • 20g Light Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 80g Broccolini

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. For the potato bake, thinly slice potatoes, then place a layer of sliced potatoes in an oven-proof dish. Sprinkle the bacon over the top.
  3. Add another layer of sliced potato, then pour the cream over the top. Sprinkle the chives and cheese on top and place in the oven for approximately 45-60 minutes or until the potato is cooked through.
  4. Prepare the chicken by coating it in the marinade, then cook in a non-stick pan over medium heat until the chicken is cooked through. Prepare veggies as per your preference then serve the veggies, chicken and potato bake altogether & enjoy!

Smokey BBQ Chicken with Potato Bake: Nutritional Info

This dish has just 589 calories per serving, making it a great meal to enjoy during your weight loss journey.

And then there’s the protein content – a generous 44 grams!

For some people, this amount of protein alone accounts for a third of their daily protein intake

The dish also contains 40 grams of carbohydrates to get you through your day, 22 grams of fat to help with hormone production, and 5 grams of fibre for better gut health. 

BBQ Chicken Recipes for fat loss and muscle growth

The 44 grams of protein in this meal makes it the ideal choice for those looking to grow lean muscle mass or lose weight. 

Protein promotes satiety (the feeling of being full), so it’s essential to eat plenty of protein when you’re trying to cut back on calories. 

The fuller you feel, the less likely you are to overeat. And if you’re less likely to overeat – you’re less likely to gain weight!

We also know that protein is absolutely necessary for muscle growth and recovery; your workouts just simply won’t be as effective if you’re not replenishing with protein!

Chicken is a terrific lean protein source with a high concentration of the amino acid leucine, one of the key regulators of muscle growth. 

So, give this Smokey BBQ Chicken recipe a try – we’re certain it’ll be one of the tastiest BBQ Chicken Recipes you ever eat! 

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