Arjun's Lime Chicken Rice

Arjun's Lime Chicken Rice

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"Arjun's Lime Chicken Rice is a colorful dish that is perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon. The piquant flavors blend into the rice perfectly. A delicious and delightful dish, meant for one and all!"

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8 h 45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 315 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.5g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix olive oil, garlic, basil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Toss chicken in marinade, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook chicken and set aside. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and cook garlic and onion until translucent. Stir in jalapeno, chopped tomatoes, salt, and turmeric; cook for 2 minutes to soften tomato. Stir in the rice, mixing thoroughly. Stir in half of the lime juice, bay leaves, chicken stock, water, and cooked chicken. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, then cover and simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until the rice has cooked. Remove from heat, discard the bay leaves; stir in the remaining lime juice and cilantro.
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This recipe was wonderful. However, I made one main change. My husband is not a rice lover, so I substituted orzo pasta. For those of you who have the same situation, or for a nice change of pa...

This was simply FANTASTIC! I read the reviews and was a bit skeptical after reading the previous one but then I went ahead anyway. The flavors blend in beautifully and everyone in my family lov...

We loved this and make it weekly. The only thing I do different is add buttermilk to the marinade overnight to make it juicy. We also grill the chicken. Great recipe!