Standout Beauty Nutrient: 68 mcg of selenium or about 80% RDA.Beauty Benefits: A tiny amount provides powerful antioxidants that help prevent the formation of aging free radicals—particles the breakdown your skin’s support system and bring on wrinkles.Bonus Nutrients: The amino acid tryptophan helps make proteins. Eating it with other nutrients could help its conversion to serotonin for a mood boost and better sleep. Magnesium, folic acid, vitamin C and B6 can all aid this process.IngredientsChicken Ingredients
- 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 4 ounces each), cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried sage
- 1 red chili pepper, crushed (optional)
- 1 onion, quartered
- 1 tomato, quartered
- 1 bell pepper, seeded, stemmed, quartered
- 4 button mushrooms
- 3/4 cup(s) bulgur wheat
- 1 1/2 cup(s) boiled water
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 1 bunch(es) green onions, chopped
- 1 large bunch parsely, finely chopped
- 1 small bunch fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)
- For chicken, prepare grill.
- Toss chicken with oregano, sage, and, if desired, chili pepper.
- Alternately thread chicken, onion, tomato, bell pepper, and mushrooms onto metal skewers.
- Cook on covered grill 3 to 4 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
- Meanwhile, for tabbouleh, place bulgur wheat in medium bowl; add boiling water and mix well.
- Let stand until all water is absorbed, about 30 minutes. (Pour off any excess water.)
- Add remaining ingredients except salt and pepper; mix well.
- Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
- Serve tabbouleh with grilled chicken and vegetables.
Recipe developed by Cleveland Clinic Lifestyle 180 program. This is a Go! Food, which meets beautifying nutritional criteria.