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Chicken Under a Brick

Oven baked chicken bricks that's great for the Abs Diet.



  1. Rinse and dry the chicken breasts, then sprinkle them with the salt, pepper, red pepper, garlic, and rosemary.
  2. Place them in a baking dish, pour on lemon juice and olive oil, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.
  3. Wrap each of the bricks in aluminum foil. Brush the grill with a stiff wire brush.
  4. Dip a paper towel (folded into a small square) in oil and, holding it with tongs, rub it over the rods of the grill to oil them.
  5. Then place the chicken at a 45-degree angle to the rods and put the bricks on top.
  6. Cook over high heat for 4 to 6 minutes per side, reorienting each breast every 2 minutes for a crosshatching effect.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 526 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Under a Brick.
Calorie break-down: 52% fat, 5% carbs, 42% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 275
Calories 526
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 30.52g 47%
  Saturated Fat 4.706g 24%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.695g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 20.526g  
Cholesterol 137mg 46%
Sodium 1320mg 55%
Potassium 726mg  
Total Carbohydrate 6.9g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  Sugars 0.75g  
Protein 55.36g  
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 13% Iron 38%
of RDI*
(526 calories)
26% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (6%)
Fat (52%)
Protein (42%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories