Want Something Other Than Meatloaf Tonight? Try This Chicken and Rice Recipe

July 11, 2019
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Coriander Chicken and Rice

This delicious chicken and rice recipe will also fill up your house with an awesome aroma.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Mediterranean
Keyword basmati rice, chicken, meal prep
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 409 kcal
Author Abba Lee


  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 tspn Ground Turmeric
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock
  • Salt To taste


  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Chicken Breast Cuped
  • 1 tbsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tspn Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Salt

Green Beans

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Green Beans


  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tspn Garlic Minced
  • Salt To taste


Basmati Rice

  1. In a pot, add 1 tbsp of olive oil, rice, turmeric, chicken stock and salt to taste. Mix and bring to a simmer, cover and reduce heat to low until rice is tender. Turn off heat and fluff.

Coriander Chicken and Green Beans

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the chicken, coriander, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and salt and mix well. Heat a skillet on medium high, add the olive oil and then the chicken. Cook until the chicken is done.

  2. On another skillet, add 1 tbsp of olive oil on medium high heat and cook the green beans, seasoning it with salt to taste.


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Mix well.

  2. Serve the sauce on the side with the chicken, rice and green beans. Enjoy.


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