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Garlic Chicken on Rice Recipe
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Garlic Chicken on Rice Recipe

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I light lighter fare better than my husband and children, so I often make a single-serving dish for myself and something else for the rest of the family. This is a favorite. —Becky Bolte, Jewell, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half (5 ounces), cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 448 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 2,369 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the onion, garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, honey and ginger. Pour half into a small resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring chicken broth to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in rice, parsley and orange peel. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in small skillet, cook the chicken and reserved marinade until chicken is no longer pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Garlic Chicken on Rice in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 448 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 2,369 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

We apologize for an error in this recipe, but thank you for bringing it to our attention. The amount of lemon juice should only be 1/4 cup. It will be corrected here soon.

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

I had to put it in the garbage. Too much lemon juice. It was the worst thing I have tasted!

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

First, I must say this is the first time I've written a bad review. With that said...I agree w/previous post....it should be called too much lemon chicken. There is WAY too much lemon! The amount of lemon in the recipe (both in the magazine *best chicken recipes* and online) can't possibly be right. All we could taste was lemon; couldn't taste garlic, onion, or soy. There was so much lemon we couldn't stand to eat it. This was probably the worst recipe I've ever made from TOH.

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2009

Wow...This should be called lemon way to strong chicken. I bet this was not correct on the amounts. Please let me know the correct amount of lemon juice. Bugsydr8@yahoo.com

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