Saffron Rice with Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 50 min 4
Saffron Rice with Chicken
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1 dash Black pepper (to taste)
4 thigh(s) Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless (boneless, diced)
1 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
1 medium Lemon
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
4 medium Tomato (peeled and cubed)
1 dash Saffron
1 dash Salt (to taste)
1 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (diced)
2 cup White rice, medium-grain, dry
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)


Place oil in saucepan; cook meat in hot oil until golden brown.

Add onion, pepper, salt, tomatoes, green pepper and garlic and reduce heat to medium temperature.

After vegetables appear tender crisp, add salt, rice and a little water as needed. Simmer until rice is cooked, remembering to add saffron and stir occasionally while cooking.

Serve with 1/2 lemon per person to squeeze over each serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 606
Calories from fat 143
Calories from saturated fat 26.8
Total Fat 15.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.9 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Sodium 177 mg
Potassium 731 mg
Total Carbohydrate 89 g
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
Sugars 6.1 g
Protein 29.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 2.8
Meat 1.2
Vegetables 2.1

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