The South Beach diet is a wildly popular diet, that’s why South Beach diet recipes are so in demand. The reduced carbohydrates called for in the diet don’t mean that food has to be bland. From American to Italian, from German to Mexican, the South Beach diet recipes take on many forms. Here are just some of the terrific foods you can eat on the South Beach diet.
The first of the South Beach diet recipes to examine is chicken Marcela. This one begins with a pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, adds an onion, a cup of mushroom slices, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, half cup of dry Marcela wine, 2 tablespoons of minced parsley, and chicken broth. Pound chicken between two pieces of waxed paper, then season it with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a skillet and add the chicken, cook it until it’s done. Cook onions and mushrooms until they’re soft, then add the wine and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. If you need more liquid at this point add a little bit of the broth. Now pour the sauce and vegetables over the chicken, and the recipe is complete. This will serve four, and has only 3 g of carbohydrates with 336 total calories.