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Mediterranean Chicken Bowl

Author: Mona Elkadri
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Serves 4

Ingredients

Rice

  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil

Marinade

  • 3 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • ½  tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 chicken breasts, medium diced

Toppings

  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 radishes thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 head of chopped yellow cauliflower 

Mint Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 English cucumber, small dice
  • 3 cups plain yogurt 
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Directions

  1. Cook rice as per the cooking instructions on the package. Set aside.
  2. Toss chopped cauliflower in a bowl with 1 ½ tbsp preferred oil, salt, and pepper to taste. Spread on a sheet pan and bake for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.
  3. Drain and rinse chickpeas and set aside.
  4. Sautée chicken on medium heat until cooked through and edges have browned. Set aside.
  5. Prepare yogurt sauce by combining in a bowl, diced cucumbers, yogurt, dried mint, garlic powder, and salt. 
  6. Layer your dish starting with the rice, then the chicken, cauliflower, and chickpeas. Top with a heaping scoop of the mint yogurt sauce, and finish with thinly sliced radishes.

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