Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice

“The hints of Mediterranean flavour in this chicken dish make it a family favourite.” —Tabitha Alloway, Edna, Kansas

Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice
Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice
Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice
Servings Cook Time
4servings 30minutes
Servings
4servings
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix the water, tomato paste, lemon juice, salt, chili powder, garlic powder, ginger, fennel, turmeric and, if desired, coriander until smooth.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook and stir until tender. Stir in chicken; brown 3-4 minutes. Pour water mixture into pan.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink, 8-10 minutes. Serve with rice. If desired, top with parsley.
Recipe Notes

Test Kitchen tips

  • Freeze leftover tomato paste on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet in 1-tablespoon mounds. Once frozen, transfer to a zip-top freezer bag.
  • Long grain rice triples when cooked and instant rice doubles. So you'll need 1 cup uncooked long grain or 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant to yield about 3 cups hot cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup rice: 394 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 527mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fibre), 27g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 2 fat.