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 621
Calories from fat 180
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 20.0 g
Saturated Fat 4.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.6 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Sodium 283 mg
Potassium 720 mg
Total Carbohydrate 89 g
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
Sugars 6.1 g
Protein 23.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 2.8
Meat 1.2
Vegetables 2.1

Energy sources