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Recipe: One-Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken with Rice

I LOVE one pot meals for their convenience and ease. This One Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken with Rice is simple to prepare and easily feeds a family of four, it's also extremely tasty and budget-friendly.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time35 mins

 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 shallot, minced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 1/2 - 2 lbs boneless chicken thighs, trim off excess fat
 a few pinches salt
 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
For the rice
 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
 2 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
 juice of 1 lemon
 16 ounces white or brown mushrooms, sliced thin
 1 tbs fresh chopped Italian parsley
garnish with
 more chopped parsley and lemon slices

1

In a large cast iron skillet or heavy bottomed skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Make sure your skillet has a lid.

2

Once hot, add the shallots and garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Season the chicken with some salt and the pepper. Place the chicken in the skillet, cook for 2 minutes on each side to brown it. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place on a plate.

3

Add the broth, rice, lemon, mushrooms and parsley to the skillet. Place the chicken back into the pan, on the top of the rice mixture. Bring to a boil then simmer for 25-30 minutes until the rice is cooked. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 shallot, minced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 1/2 - 2 lbs boneless chicken thighs, trim off excess fat
 a few pinches salt
 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
For the rice
 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
 2 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
 juice of 1 lemon
 16 ounces white or brown mushrooms, sliced thin
 1 tbs fresh chopped Italian parsley
garnish with
 more chopped parsley and lemon slices

Directions

1

In a large cast iron skillet or heavy bottomed skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Make sure your skillet has a lid.

2

Once hot, add the shallots and garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Season the chicken with some salt and the pepper. Place the chicken in the skillet, cook for 2 minutes on each side to brown it. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place on a plate.

3

Add the broth, rice, lemon, mushrooms and parsley to the skillet. Place the chicken back into the pan, on the top of the rice mixture. Bring to a boil then simmer for 25-30 minutes until the rice is cooked. Serve immediately.

Recipe: One-Pot Lemon Pepper Chicken with Rice
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