Eating Clean Challenge: 25 Whole Food Recipes To Eat Better, Look Great, and Become Healthy - Paul Wilson (2016)

Healthy Lunch Chipotle Chicken Breasts with Rice

(Prep Time: 15 min | Cooking Time: 7 min | Servings 4)

 

Ingredients:

·               4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless

·               2 cups of brown rice, cooked

·               1/3 cup of orange juice

·               ¼ cup of cilantro, finely chopped

·               2 tablespoons of maple syrup

·               1 teaspoon of chili powder

·               1 teaspoon of orange zest

·               1 teaspoon of chipotle chilies in adobo sauce

·               1 teaspoon of sunflower oil

·               ½ teaspoon of cumin

·               Black pepper

·               Salt

Directions:

1.      Season the chicken breasts with some salt and the chili powder then heat the oil in a skillet and cook them in it for 3 min on each side and set them aside.

2.      Stir in the orange juice into the same skillet and cook it for 1 min then stir in the rest of the ingredients including the chicken and cook them for another minute on medium to high heat.

3.      Mix the rice with cilantro in a mixing bowl and adjust its seasoning then serve you chicken with cilantro rice and enjoy.

Make it tastier:

To make it tastier, add in 1 teaspoon of brown sugar with the orange juice and enjoy.

(Calories: 283 | Total Fat: 4 g | Protein: 29 g| Total Carbs: 32 g)

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