Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20-25 mins
- 3/4 pound lean ground chicken
- 2 teaspoons grated ginger
- 2 scallions thinly sliced
- 3 tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce
- 1 pound mushrooms
- 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the ground chicken, ginger, scallions, and Teriyaki Sauce in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
- Remove and discard the stems from the mushrooms. Use a small spoon to remove the gills from the insides of the caps. Fill the caps with the chicken mixture. Place the mushrooms on a lightly greased or parchment lined sheet pan.
- Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Rest for 5 minutes before serving.
- 170 Calories (kcal)
- 10 Fat (g)
- 0 Saturated Fat (g)
- 5 Carbohydrates (g)
- 0 Fiber (g)
- 3 Sugar (g)
- 14 Protein (g)
- 50 Cholesterol (mg)
- 100 Sodium (mg)
Low hemoglobin levels in the body can lead many health issues and lethargy. You often feel fatigued and low due to this. Mushrooms can be a sound addition to your diet as they contain copper, which primarily builds blood cells. There are multiple other benefits of copper. They are also an excellent source of dietary iron and contain 8.1mg of iron per cup.
To live life to the fullest it is necessary to have healthy bones. Mushrooms are a good source of calcium and copper. These minerals help the body maintain a healthy bone density and structure. Healthy bones and adequate calcium help prevent joint complications and osteoporosis.Beta-glucans helps strengthen immunity and as per research, it was determined that edible mushrooms contain traces of this incredible enzyme.
For chicken, it contains all the essential amino acids necessary for the growth and maintenance of our bodies. In fact, its meat is one of the most complete dietary sources of protein. For this reason, it may be of particular benefit for bodybuilders, recovering athletes, post-surgical patients, or other people who need to build up or repair their muscles. High-quality protein is the main nutritional component of this salad making it useful for muscle growth and maintenance.
Chicken also has high content of magnesium. This in turn helps in muscle movements through contraction and relaxation of muscles. Magnesium also helps regulate neurotransmitters, which send messages throughout your brain and nervous system.
Calcium not only strengthen bones and teeth but also has other functions like maintaining cardiovascular health. It plays an important part in ensuring that the heart muscles contract as they should, with the heart regulating tight control over calcium ions to ensure that an electrical charge gradient is maintained. Occasionally, deficiency of calcium requires measures such as the hormone calcitriol needing to increase blood pressure within the coronary vessels to maintain the heart’s contractility and more. Adequate supplementation ensures that these calcium ions are able to transmit electrical charges that keep the heart beating, and also do their job of manning calcium dependent voltage channels on the heart. Chicken and mushrooms have high calcium content that is very essential in the body as mentioned above.
You can make this meal a side or main dish depending on your meal plan.
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