Greek Chicken with Rice and Tomato Salad

Greek Chicken with Rice and Tomato Salad

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This is another of those chicken dishes that just come out too good to eat. This is mouth-watering and simply yummy but also healthy for you. i love salads during the summer months and this is no exception. The tomato, cucumber combination is a favorite of mine. This Greek Chicken with Rice and Tomato Salad Recipe is easy to make and fairly quick at around 40 minutes. The herbs and spices make this dish a really tasty one. Serve for lunch or for dinner, your friends and family will love it.

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Greek Chicken with Rice and Tomato Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 4

Greek Chicken with Rice and Tomato Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1½ teaspoon greek seasoning
  • 5 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4 boneless, skinless fresh chicken breasts
  • ⅓ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup royal rice blend
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 3 small baby cucumbers
  • 3 scallions
  • 1 cup fresh flat-leafed parsley
  • ¼ cup sliced fresh mint
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine lemon zest, thyme, Greek seasoning, 2 tablespoons oil, and 2 minced garlic cloves in a bowl. Rub on chicken. Pour wine into an 11- by 7-inch baking dish and top with chicken. Bake until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F, 28 to 30 minutes. Allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. Transfer rice to a bowl and stir in tomatoes, cucumbers, scallions, parsley, mint, feta, lemon juice, remaining 3 tablespoons oil, and remaining clove garlic.
  4. Serve rice warm or at room temperature topped with chicken.