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    Solo Baked Chicken Breast and Lemon Rice

    Solo Baked Chicken Breast and Lemon Rice. Photo by Bill Hilbrich

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    Bill Hilbrich's Note:

    This solo meal can be doubled, and if you have an instant read thermometer with an oven probe, the dish can be ignored until you are summoned to the kitchen. Serve with a green salad or maybe my Pickel Dilly Green Beans. Cooking is a Creative Sport.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven 375 degree (f) Put 1 tablespoon butter into an oven proof dish stir in the rice until all the grains are coated.
    2. 2
      Add the wine. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice from half the lemon into a dish with the remaining melted butter and the basil.
    3. 3
      Other herbs such as dill, or oregano could be used instead.
    4. 4
      Coat the chicken breast with the butter/lemon/herb sauce on both sides and place on top of the rice and wine. Slice the remaining half of the lemon into thin rounds and place on top of the chicken.
    5. 5
      Cover with a tight fitting cover or foil and bake for 35 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed and the chicken has an internal temperature of 175(f) or 79(c).
    6. 6
      Salt and pepper to taste.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 24, 2009

      15

      Sorry, but this just didn't work when increased. What kind of rice do you use? The chicken is all pallid and bland as a result of being poached. The chicken was done in 45 minutes, then I turned the heat up to 425 for another 45 minutes to finish the rice, and in spite of using half the lemon stated in the recipe, the rice was still very strongly flavored, the kids loved it, husband wouldn't eat it.

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    • on June 14, 2010

      55

      This was really easy and really good! I used a dry white wine and Jasmine rice which came out perfect with just a slight crust/texture, and the chicken was moist. Adding this recipe to my favorites!

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    • on February 28, 2010

      55

      Loved it! My partner loved it too but would like to sear the chicken a bit first. Also I was thinking that the saugy rice issue might have to do with adding the meat marinade to the rice which would be too much moisture for the rice to cook properly. Cheers!

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    Nutritional Facts for Solo Baked Chicken Breast and Lemon Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (427 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 719.2
     
    Calories from Fat 226
    31%
    Total Fat 25.2 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 15.1 g
    75%
    Cholesterol 129.5 mg
    43%
    Sodium 252.0 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.2 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
    24%
    Sugars 1.5 g
    6%
    Protein 33.2 g
    66%

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