Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce has a high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 16.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 35.2 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5.76 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 9, for Baked Lemon Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein28%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs13%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Thiamin
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A700 IU14%
Vitamin C54.6 mg91%
Thiamin0.33 mg22%
Niacin25.8 mg129%
Vitamin B60.68 mg34%
Folate84 mcg21%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100 mg10%
Iron5.8 mg32%
Magnesium64 mg16%
Potassium642 mg18.3%
Sodium5918 mg246.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.5 g5.5%
Dietary Fiber4 g16%
Sugars2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein35.2 g70.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat33 g50.8%
Saturated Fat10 g50%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 482 Calories from Fat 297

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 33 g 50.8%

Saturated Fat 10 g 50%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 134 mg 44.7%

Sodium 5918 mg 246.6%

Total Carbohydrates 16.5 g 5.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 35.2 g 70.4%

Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 91%

Calcium 10% Iron 32%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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