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Gingered Chicken Dinner Recipe

Gingered Chicken Dinner Recipe

“Since I love citrus, chicken and ginger, I decided to put them all together. I created an easy, delicious meal, and clean-up is a cinch! I hope you enjoy it.” —Judy L Komarinski, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Pour half into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. In a small skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in butter for 2-3 minutes on each side. In a greased 8-in. square baking dish, combine rice with reserved marinade; top with chicken.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Top with broccoli; cover and bake 10-15 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1 cup rice and 1/2 cup broccoli equals 499 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 1,739 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 42 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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