Citrus Chicken

The combination of sweet and savory is what gets this chicken recipe sizzling. Serve over rice and dress up your dish with lemon slices and parsley. Substitute legs with chicken quarters or breasts. Something the whole family will love!

Prep

Cooking

1

Hour

Servings

5

 

Calories

350

Per Serving

Protein

19g

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Sanderson Farms® Chicken Drumsticks
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup extra long grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 lemon, cut into thick slices
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley

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Directions

  1. Combine flour, 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper in a shallow dish.
  2. Coat chicken with flour mixture. Discard any remaining flour mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet.
  4. Cook chicken over medium heat 20 minutes, turning occasionally.
  5. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving drippings.
  6. Add onion and celery. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are just tender.
  7. Add the water, the uncooked rice, ginger, the ¼ teaspoon salt, allspice and turmeric. Bring to a boil.
  8. Add chicken. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender and chicken is to an internal temperature of 190°F.
  9. Top with lemon slices for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  10. Sprinkle parsley over chicken mixture and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories350
Fat16g
Saturated Fat3g
Sodium400mg
Carbohydrate30g
Sugars2g
Protein19g

Chicken. A great source of protein.

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