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    Uncle Ben's® Zesty Lemon Chicken & Rice Recipe Image

    Zesty Lemon Chicken & Rice Recipe

    recipes:
    • 15 - 30 MIN
    • Chicken
    • Chicken/Turkey
    • Ready Rice
    • Grill
    Uncle Ben's® Zesty Lemon Chicken & Rice Recipe Image
    • Servings
      4
    • Prep
      15m
    • Cook
      10m
    • Total
      25m

    About this dish

    A tangy fresh lemon dressing does double duty as a marinade for the chicken and a flavorful stir-in for the rice.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
    • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 4 4 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1 package UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Original Long Grain
    • ¼ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, divided

    Instructions

    1. Prepare grill.
    2. Combine the lemon juice, olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, pepper and garlic in a large bowl.
    3. Transfer 5 tablespoons of the lemon mixture into a large zip-top plastic bag; set aside remaining lemon mixture in bowl. Add chicken breasts to bag, seal, and shake to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
    4. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade. Lightly spray chicken with cooking spray and sprinkle on both sides with remaining ⅛ teaspoon salt.
    5. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove from heat and keep warm.
    6. Prepare rice according to package directions. Add rice to remaining lemon mixture in bowl. Add lemon zest and 2 teaspoons parsley; stir well to combine. Serve chicken with rice; top with remaining parsley.

    Nutrition

    Amount per serving (4 total)

    Calories: 310
    Total Fat : 12g 18%
    Saturated Fat : 1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat : 0g
    Sodium: 390mg 16%
    Carbohydrates: 21g 7%
    Dietary Fiber: <1g 2%
    Sugars: 0g
    Protein: 28g
     
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