Chicken and Spinach-Lemon Rice

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Serves4 (1 cup rice and 3 ounces chicken each)
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat water and chicken broth in medium pot over high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Add rice, lemon juice, and lemon zest to boiling water, reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot, and simmer 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  3. While the rice is cooking, heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken and garlic to skillet and cooking 3 minutes each side until chicken is done. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
  5. Stir spinach into cooked rice, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Serve chicken over the rice.

Recipe Tips

Chicken should be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

If you don't have a lemon on hand, add an additional teaspoon lemon juice in place of the lemon zest.

Use chicken tenderloins or thighs in place of chicken breast.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Spinach-Lemon Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 186mg 8%
Potassium 870mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 42g 84%
Vitamin A 189%
Vitamin C 18%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 12%
Iron 28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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