Guided by Nathalie Man

Youfoodz Inspired Portuguese Chicken

25 min
10 ingredients
2 servings
A dish full of different flavors and aromas that will take you straight to sunny Portugal! Hearty, spicy and healthy, it will definitely tickle your tastebuds. With 37g of protein and 60g of carbs per portion, this is sure to keep you energized for a long time. This Portuguese classic is something to add to your menu - it is also a perfect weeknight recipe, taking less than 30 minutes to whip up and cook.
513 cals
ENERGY
25% of the average
persons daily intake.
Based 2080 cal daily avg.
513 cals
ENERGY
34 g
PROTEIN
59 g
CARBS
14 g
FAT
25% of the average
persons daily intake.
Based 2080 cal daily avg.

Ingredients

  • 120g Basmati rice
  • 250g Chicken breast
  • 15g Olive oil
  • 150g Natural yogurt
  • 50g Corn, canned
  • 5g Ground turmeric
  • 5g Sugar
  • 10g Fresh chilli
  • 20g Sriracha sauce
  • A pinch of: sea salt, black peepers, dried chilli flakes, sweet paprika, smoked paprika, dried thyme

Directions

Step 1

Chop chilli and parsley leaves, set aside.

Step 2

Prepare sriracha dressing: mix yogurt with sriracha sauce and sugar, set aside.

Step 3

Cook rice in salted water with a teaspoon of turmeric, drain, set aside.

Step 4

In the meantime, season chicken breast with salt, pepper, sweet and smoked paprika and thyme. Heat up a pan with olive oil and fry the chicken until golden brown and cooked through. This might take about 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chicken breast. Take off the pan and cut into slices.

Step 5

Mix the rice with drained corn and chopped chilli. Serve the chicken with rice and corn, drizzle with sriracha dressing and top with fresh parsley and lemon wedges.

Step 6

Serve the chicken with rice and corn, drizzle with sriracha dressing and top with fresh parsley and lemon wedges.
Nathalie Man
Nathalie Man
Experienced recipe developer, food photographer and food stylist (+6 years), with a passion for everything related to food, especially gluten free!

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