Sweet & Tangy Chicken with Rice and California Vegetables

Recipe by Adam Leavens
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Place chicken in a rectangular oven-safe pan with sides.
  • If it’s a tight fit, they can be squished together Chop onion finely.
  • Combine in a small bowl in this order; chopped onion, brown sugar, ketchup, salsa, and spice.
  • Stir together and pour over chicken.
  • Bake in hot oven, uncovered.
  • Set timer for 30 minutes.
  • Combine rice and water in an oven-safe pot.
  • Cover and cook in hot oven beside chicken.
  • When the timer rings for the chicken, both are ready.
  • Rinse vegetables in a colander under cold water.
  • Place in a medium size microwave-safe pot or casserole dish with lid.
  • Microwave at high for 5 minutes, then let stand.
  • Add spices to vegetables.
  • Microwave at high for 2 additional minutes, just before serving.
  • Add butter only if necessary.