Chimichurri Inspired Chicken & Rice
Chimichurri Chicken Recipe
- Set a nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Once hot, spray with oil then add in the chicken pieces. As the chicken sears, sprinkle in sea salt & pepper. Sear in the skillet for 3 to 4 minutes, then remove. Note: it is OK if the chicken is not cooked all the way since we will finish cooking it later.
- Reduce heat to medium, add oil to the skillet, then toss in garlic and onion and caramelize for 2 to 4 minutes.
- Add UNCOOKED rice to the skillet, along with dried oregano and cumin, and quickly mix together, ensuring that each grain is covered in oil and seasoning. Cook for about 1 minute.
- Pour in chicken broth, add the chicken breast pieces, and bring to a light simmer. Cover and cook until rice is cooked through, about 30 minutes.
- Once the rice is cooked through and the majority of the liquid has been absorbed, remove from the heat and add the remaining ingredients.
- Season to taste with sea salt & pepper. Enjoy with your favorite grilled vegetable.
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