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Moroccan Chicken Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked Basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped salted pistachios
  • 1/3 cup Manischewitz® Clover Honey or Golden Honey
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup currants or raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves
  • 14 oz Manischewitz® Vegetable Broth
  • Pepper
  • Salt

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

35 minutes

Serves:

4

This recipe was a contest winner in the Manischewitz family-friendly recipes contest. It is from Naylet LaRochelle of Miami, FL.

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a medium saucepan, bring to boil Manischewitz Vegetable Broth.
  4. Stir in Basmati rice and season with salt to taste.
  5. Cover reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until all broth is absorbed.
  6. Transfer to bowl and fluff with fork. Let cool.
  7. Meanwhile, stir together pistachios and Manischewitz honey. Set aside.
  8. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  10. Cook chicken, turning once, for about 3-5 minutes, or until just lightly browned.
  11. Remove chicken from heat and place chicken in a single layer on the lined baking sheet.
  12. Top with pistachio-honey mixture, dividing equally among chicken.
  13. Bake chicken for 7-10 minutes, or until chicken is completely cooked through and juices run clear.
  14. Meanwhile, add the carrots, raisins, cilantro, and remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil to Basmati rice.
  15. Season with salt to taste.
  16. Stir until ingredients are well combined.
  17. When ready to serve, transfer rice to a large serving bowl add chicken to bowl. Serve immediately.