The Orion

Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

Christina Saschin

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






894a209a-d464-403d-9c15-7190b9df0af1.jpg

Adding black rice to a chicken dinner gives the meal a fun, Halloween twist. Black rice, native to China, contains antioxidants, iron and vitamin E.

DSCN5057.JPG

Forbidden Rice and Chicken. Photo credit: Christina Saschin

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • rosemary sprig
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup black Forbidden Rice
  • 1/4 cup orange bell pepper, sliced

Directions

  1. Pour water and rice into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 35-40 minutes.
  2. Cut 1/4 of the bell pepper into thin strips and set aside.
  3. Add olive oil to 2 medium-sized pans.
  4. In one of the pans, add a sprig of rosemary.
  5. Put the chicken breasts into the pan with the rosemary and cook on low-medium heat for 10 minutes, flipping the chicken over once one side is browned.
  6. In the second pan, add the sliced bell peppers and cook on low-medium heat for about 8 minutes or until the bell peppers turn a brighter orange.
  7. Put the black rice, bell pepper and chicken onto a plate and enjoy.

[box]

Nutrition Facts

  • One Serving: 210g
  • Calories: 410
  • Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 147mg
  • Sodium: 108mg
  • Potassium: 220mg
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 56g

[/box]

Christina Saschin can be reached at [email protected] or @Stina127 on Twitter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    ‘Castlevania’ reigns as Netflix’s new king

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    North State Symphony works to perfect modern interpretation of classical music

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Sliding Showcase

    Playlist: 15 classic rock songs that are truly timeless

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    Ballroom dance is a beneficial art form for students

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    Spirits were high in Chico for Dia de los Muertos

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Sliding Showcase

    ‘Diverse Minds’ showcases unique art for good cause

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ has music and swagger, but can’t find its voice

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    On This Day: “The Man Who Sold the World” is dark, Gothic rock masterpiece

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    Wine Time hosts chamber music performances

  • Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken

    A&E Featured Articles List

    Podcast: Why is modern pop music so stale?

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Readers Digest: Forbidden Rice and chicken