Dukan Diet Recipes

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
Baked salmon

Following the Dukan diet and in need of some tasty recipes that stick within diet guidelines during each of the first three phases? You're in luck. Delicious and nutritious recipes matching approved Dukan diet food lists do exist, and work wonders when you're trying to shed pounds. You won't feel deprived when choosing the recipes below.

1. Attack Phase Baked Salmon

This recipe is perfect for any Dukan Diet phase, even the "attack" weight-loss phase.

Ingredients

  • 4 gloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de Provence (or other herb seasonings of your choice)
  • 1 pound of salmon fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for garnish (optional)
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  1. Mix garlic, mustard, vinegar and herbs in small bowl.
  2. Spray a 9 X 13 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Place salmon in dish, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover salmon with mustard mixture.
  5. Bake in the oven at 425 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Servings: 2

2. Cruise Phase Chicken and Mushrooms With Asparagus

After you've completed the attack phase, begin adding a few nutritious veggies (and olive oil) into your meal plan. "Cruise" along with this delicious, protein- and fiber-rich chicken recipe.

Ingredients

  • Chicken asparagus and mushrooms
    2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 20 asparagus stalks
  • 2 thinly sliced onions
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking spray

Directions

  1. Cook mushrooms, onions, asparagus and oil in skillet over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  2. Spray a 9 X 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in dish and sprinkle lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes.
  5. Serve the chicken with vegetables.

Servings: 4

3. Consolidation Phase Shrimp Scampi

Satisfy your carb cravings during the consolidation phase with this delicious shrimp scampi recipe.

Ingredients

  • Shrimp Scampi
    1 package of noodles (of your choice)
  • 1 cup chicken (or vegetable) broth
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pound of shelled shrimp
  • 2 cups sliced zucchini
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Boil water and cook pasta according to instructions on the package.
  2. Sauté chicken broth, lemon juice, and garlic in a pan for about 1 minute.
  3. Add the other seasonings, zucchini, and shrimp.
  4. Cook the mixture for 5 to 10 minutes until the shrimp is thoroughly cooked.
  5. Add the pasta and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

Servings: 4

Dukan Dieting

Just because you're dieting doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste. That's why choosing these recipes is a perfect way to make your weight loss journey a success!

Dukan Diet Recipes