Healthy Meal Prep
Colombian Chicken Recipe

Colombian Chicken


Yummy, tender chicken with a Colombian touch!


  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups orange juice


  1. Place chicken pieces in a bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice, cover, and marinate at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Mix the salt, pepper, and paprika in a small bowl, and sprinkle over the chicken. Place chicken in the skillet and quickly brown on all sides. Transfer chicken to a baking dish. Distribute olives, onion, green bell pepper, and red bell pepper evenly in the baking dish. Pour orange juice over all.
  4. Cover with aluminum foil, and bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until chicken juices run clear.

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Nutritional Information

Colombian Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 429.3
% Daily Value *
protein: 64 %
carbohydrates: 4 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
fat: 42 %
saturated fat: 31 %
cholesterol: 32 %
vitamin a iu: 23 %
niacin equivalents: 79 %
vitamin b6: 40 %
vitamin c: 147 %
folate: 11 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 14 %
magnesium: 15 %
potassium: 15 %
sodium: 23 %
thiamin: 18 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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