Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions recipe? Learn how to make Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jcwest47

Makes 4 servings



Adapted from a Cooking Light recipe

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions

12 oz chicken, breast, meat only
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp dried rosemary
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup white wine
3 cups onions, cooked
1 cup brown rice, uncooked
1 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp salt
1 zucchini
2 cups spinach
4 lemon wedges

Recipe Directions for Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions

  1. Cut chicken into 4 pieces.

  2. Combine olive oil, lemon rind, rosemary, 1/4 salt, pepper, and garlic in a small bowl; rub evenly over chicken. Cover and chill 1 hour.

  3. In the meantime, take about 8 cups of onions and caramelize in a skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently.

  4. Preheat oven to 350.

  5. Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium- high heat until hot. Add the chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken from skillet.

  6. Add broth and wine to skillet, scraping skillet to loosen browned bits; add the Caramelized Onions, rice, thyme, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  7. Add the chicken and zucchini to skillet, nestling them into rice mixture. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat; wrap handle of skillet with foil.

  8. Cover and bake at 350 for 60 minutes (20 minutes if you use white rice) or until liquid is absorbed. Serve with lemon wedges; garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.

  9. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 chicken breast and 1 cup rice mixture)

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 430.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
894mg
37%
Potassium
763mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
49.8g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
32.7g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 9% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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