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Garlic Chicken, Rice and Tomatoes

Garlic Chicken, Rice and Tomatoes
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Servings: 4

A simple and fresh weeknight supper. Fresh garlic, cumin, coriander and crunchy pine nuts spice up everyday rice and tomatoes.

Ingredients

3/4 cup (175 mL) Basmati rice

3 Cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp (15 mL) Lemon juice

1 tbsp (15 mL) White vinegar

1 tsp (5 mL) Cumin

1/2 tsp (2 mL) Coriander

1/2 cup (125 mL) Olive oil

Salt and Pepper

2 Mina™ Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut in bite-size pieces

2 Tomatoes, diced

1/4 cup (60 mL) Pine nuts, toasted

1/4 cup (60 mL) Chopped fresh parsley


DIRECTIONS

COOK rice according to package directions. Set aside.


WHISK together garlic, lemon juice, white vinegar, cumin, coriander, olive oil, salt and pepper in a small bowl.


PLACE chicken in a large re-sealable plastic bag. Pour 1/2 the marinade/dressing over the chicken. Marinade for at least 20 minutes. Set remaining dressing aside.


HEAT a large skillet over medium high. Add chicken and cook for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).


FLUFF rice with a fork and place in a large bowl. Add tomatoes, pine nuts, remaining dressing and parsley. Stir to combine. Serve rice topped with chicken pieces or simply toss together.


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