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Garlic Chicken on Rice Recipe

Garlic Chicken on Rice Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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