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Simple Malta Chicken With Plantain Rice

Total Time - 30 minutes / Makes 6 Servings

Kosher-AdaptableWhat's This?

Cooking Sequence

  • Microwave plantains for rice - 5 minutes
  • Prepare chicken recipe; begin to brown chicken - 5 minutes
  • Complete chicken; complete rice and serve - 25 minutes

Simple Malta Chicken With Plantain Rice

Simple Malta Chicken

Ingredients
2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup pre-sliced green onions
1 cup Malta beverage, divided
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon cilantro herb paste

Steps
  1. Preheat large nonstick sauté pan on medium 2-3 minutes. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place oil in pan, then add chicken (wash hands); cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until browned. Chop pepper.
  2. Add peppers and green onions to chicken; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in 1/2 cup Malta; cook 2-3 minutes or until chicken is 165°F. Remove chicken from pan.
  4. Whisk together remaining 1/2 cup Malta, mayonnaise, balsamic vinegar, and herb paste until blended. Stir mixture into peppers and onions; cook 2-3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Return chicken to pan, turning to coat both sides. Serve chicken over rice.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 500kcal; FAT 30g; CHOL 220mg; SODIUM 550mg; CARB 16g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 39g; VIT A 20%; VIT C 100%; CALC 2%; IRON 10%

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Plantain Rice

Ingredients
1 (11-oz) box frozen ripe plantains, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (8.5-oz) pouch precooked rice
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup presliced green onions

Steps
  1. Microwave plantains following package instructions. Mash plantains with back of spoon until chunky.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 2-3 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add rice; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until hot.
  3. Stir in broth and plantains, then reduce heat to low; simmer and stir 2-3 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Remove pan from heat; stir in green onions and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 330kcal; FAT 12g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 55mg; CARB 52g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 3g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 10%; CALC 2%; IRON 6%

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ADD ALL 12 ITEMS TO LIST

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 cup Malta beverage
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Add to your grocery list 1 (8-oz) pouch precooked rice
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Frozen
Add to your grocery list 1 (11-oz) box ripe plantains

Meat
Add to your grocery list 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs

Produce
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp cilantro herb paste
Add to your grocery list 3/4 cup presliced green onions
Add to your grocery list 1 medium red bell pepper

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp kosher salt
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
Add to your grocery list 3 tbsp olive oil

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with black beans, Cuban bread, and guava pastries for dessert.
  • You can replace the frozen plantains with 1-2 fresh, very ripe plantains (black skins) to add a more authentic flavor and natural sweetness.
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