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Orange Ginger Chicken and Rice

Brown Rice for Orange Ginger Chicken and Rice

Orange Ginger Chicken and Rice with orange juice, onion and brown rice served with boneless skinless chicken breasts. Spiced just right with ginger and cinnamon.

Ingredients

1/2 cup orange juice, divided
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cups cooked brown rice
3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
2 teaspoons dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
4 4-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Heat 1 tablespoon orange juice in small saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook in orange juice until soft, stirring frequently.

Add rice, ginger, parsley and thyme and mix well.

Spray a square baking dish (8x8x2 inches) with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon rice mixture into baking dish. Place chicken breasts over rice mixture. Pour remaining orange juice over rice mixture, sprinkle with cinnamon, cover and bake 30 minutes.

Remove cover and bake another 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the center.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 chicken breast and 6 ounces rice
Calories: 263; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Sodium: 77mg; Carbohydrates: 29g; Protein: 29g; Fiber: 2g

Exchanges: Starch/Bread: 1-1/2, Lean Meat: 3-1/2, Vegetable: 1/2

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