Fried chicken breast with tomato rice

2013-07-05
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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Healthy and nutritious recipes are always a great option for a family lunch! We suggest this delicious fried chicken breast recipe with tomato rice, it’s healthy and has excellent presentation.

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Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts (about 500 grams / (17 1/2 pounds))
  • 1 medium onion
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • Saffron (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the rice:
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) rice
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Cut the chicken breasts into pieces and season with salt, chopped garlics, lemon juice, saffron and pepper. Let marinate about 30 minutes.

    Step 2


    1. For the rice:
    2. Meanwhile, place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the tomato cut into small chunks in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the rice and season with salt. Stir and let fry for about one minute, stirring occasionally. Pour the water (twice the rice volume) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook the rice for about 10 to 12 minutes.

    Step 3


    1. In a frying pan, place the olive oil and the chopped onion and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the brown sugar and the chicken pieces together with the marinade. Stir and fry over medium-low heat about 10 minutes until the chicken start to turn slightly golden brown. Then, add the rice to the skillet, stir and turn off the heat.

    Step 4


    1. Sprinkle with oregano and serve.

Fried chicken breast with tomato rice | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings):

Calories: 1245
 
Total Fat: 67 g(103%)
 
Saturated Fat: 12 g(60%)
 
Cholesterol: 223 mg(74%)
 
Sodium: 386 mg(16%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 81 g(27%)
 
Protein: 80.5 g
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