Saffron Rice with Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 50 min 4
Saffron Rice with Chicken
Health Rating


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
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 610
Calories from fat 147
Calories from saturated fat 23.7
Total Fat 16.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.9 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Potassium 767 mg
Total Carbohydrate 90 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 28.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 2.8
Meat 1.2
Vegetables 2.1

Energy sources