with Sweet Bell Peppers and Basmati Pilaf
Lemon and basil pesto make a fresh and zesty sauce for tender chicken that's served with briny feta and a savoury basmati pilaf for an extra tasty supper.
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Sweet Bell Pepper
Feta Cheese, crumbled
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Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce. Heat a medium pot over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl), then swirl the pot until melted, 1 min.Add rice and half the garlic salt. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 2-3 min. Add 1 1/4 cups water (dbl for 4 ppl) and bring to a boil over high. Once boiling, reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 12-14 min. Remove the pot from heat. Set aside, still covered.
Meanwhile, zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces. Peel, then cut half of the onion into 1/4-inch pieces (whole onion for 4 ppl).
Pat chicken dry with paper towels, then season with remaining garlic salt and pepper. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Sear until golden-brown, 2-3 min per side. Transfer chicken to an unlined baking sheet. Roast in the middle of the oven until cooked through, 12-14 min.**
Meanwhile, heat the same pan over medium-high. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then peppers and onions. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 6-7 min. Transfer veggies to a plate, then cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, add pesto, half the lemon zest and 1/2 tsp lemon juice (dbl for 4 ppl) to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.
Fluff rice with a fork, then stir in veggies and remaining lemon zest. Thinly slice chicken. Divide pilaf and chicken between plates. Spoon lemon-pesto sauce over chicken.Sprinkle with feta. Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.