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Skinny Greek Chicken and Rice

This skinny greek chicken and rice recipe is to die for. I have been on a one-pot/skillet per recipe kick lately. You would be surprised by how much time it saves! This recipe is another “not your typical chicken breast and rice.” The red wine vinegar provides mouth-watering flavor.

Calories: 403     Fat: 11G      Net Carbs: 36G      Protein:  32G

skinny Greek Chicken and Rice

skinny Greek Chicken and Rice

This is the perfect organic, brown rice for those of us with busy schedules. 

skinny Greek Chicken and Rice

Spread the rice throughout the bottom of the skillet. Add the olives, tomatoes, and lemon.

Top with the cooked chicken.

skinny Greek Chicken and Rice skinny Greek Chicken and Rice

Items that will assist with this recipe:

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00IHWNBJU” locale=”US” tag=”staysnatched-20″]Seeds of Change Microwavable Rice, Whole Grain Brown Basmati Rice, 8.5 Ounce (Pack of 12)[/easyazon_link]

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00QPEVXUQ” locale=”US” tag=”staysnatched-20″]Seeds of Change Brown & Red Rice w/ Chia & Kale, 8.5 Ounce, 6 Count[/easyazon_link]

[easyazon_link identifier=”B000UXWQMC” locale=”US” tag=”staysnatched-20″]Roland Olives, Kalamata Halves, 70 Ounce[/easyazon_link]

Greek Chicken and Rice in a skillet
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Greek Chicken and Rice

Skinny Greek chicken and rice is the perfect quick and easy weeknight meal. Loaded with brown rice and juicy, flavorful chicken, topped with fresh lemon.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 403kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts sliced in half
  • 1 bag/container of Seeds of Change Brown and Red Rice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/3 cup red onions chopped
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 lemon half sliced and the other half juice of
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • McCormick's Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine one tablespoon of olive oil, half of lemon (juice of), red wine vinegar, McCormick's Grill Mates Montreal Chicken Seasoning, pepper, red pepper flakes, and oregano in a zip lock bag.
  • Add the chicken breasts. Shake and pound the bag to ensure the mixture is coated. Allow to the chicken to marinate for at least 15 minutes, up to 12 hours.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a skillet. Add the onions and garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Remove the chicken from the Ziploc bag and add to the skillet. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side.
  • Heat the rice in the microwave for 90 seconds. When complete, add the rice to the skillet.
  • Add the chicken broth and stir to fully combine.
  • Top with lemon slices, olives, tomatoes, and parsley

Notes

Cooking time noted above does not include time to marinate.
Tzatziki dip makes the perfect topping! Costco has a tub for about $6.
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Nutrition (displayed with net carbs)

Calories: 403kcal
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Kavey

Friday 24th of March 2017

When you're going skinny on a recipe it's so important to pack in lots of flavour, and this chicken dish looks like it does that very well!

Liz @ I Heart Vegetables

Friday 24th of March 2017

I want to try that rice! I love having things like that in my pantry that make dinner so much easier!

Beth @ Binky's Culinary Carnival

Friday 24th of March 2017

I love how colorful this dish is! I need a new chicken breast recipe! Thanks for the inspiration!

Raia Todd

Friday 24th of March 2017

This sounds like the perfect comfort food for a chilly evening!

Platter Talk

Friday 24th of March 2017

You have one seriously delicious looking chicken dish here! Looking forward to putting this one on my table!