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Moroccan-Spiced Chicken

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken

with Zucchini, Herby Rice and Lemony Yogurt

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This one's in the running to be your next weeknight fave! Warm, fragrant spices and creamy yogurt are a perfect quick marinade for chicken breasts, while pop of sweetness from jeweled rice round out the flavours on this delicious Moroccan-inspired plate.

Tags:Family Friendly
Allergens:Milk/Lait

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

2 unit

Chicken Breasts

¾ cup

Basmati Rice

400 g

Zucchini

1 unit

Lemon

7 g

Parsley

1 unit

Chicken Broth Concentrate

1 tbsp

Moroccan Spice Blend

100 mL

Greek Yogurt

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

1 tbsp

Chicken Salt

Not included in your delivery

1 tbsp

Unsalted Butter*

(ContainsMilk/Lait)

2 tbsp

Oil*

¼ tsp

Salt*

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

Nutrition Values
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per serving
per 100g
Calories770 kcal
Fat30 g
Saturated Fat8 g
Carbohydrate80 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein51 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sodium1450 mg
Utensils
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Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Zester
Small Bowl
Large Bowl
Paper Towel
Baking Sheet
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce. Add 1 1/4 cups water, 1/8 tsp salt (dbl both for 4 ppl) and broth concentrate to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, add rice, then 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.

2

While rice cooks, cut zucchinis in half lengthwise, then into 1/2-inch half-moons. Roughly chop parsley. Zest, then juice half the lemon (whole lemon for 4 ppl). Cut any remaining lemon into wedges. Add lemon juice and half the yogurt to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. Set aside.

3

Add Moroccan Spice Blend, half the chicken salt and remaining yogurt to a large bowl. Season with pepper, then stir to combine. Pat chicken dry with paper towels, then add to the large bowl with yogurt marinade. Toss to coat.

4

Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Cook until golden-brown, 2-3 min per side. Remove the pan from heat, then transfer chicken to an unlined baking sheet. Bake in the middle of the oven until chicken is cooked through, 10-12 min.** Carefully rinse and wipe the pan clean.

5

Heat the same pan over medium-high. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then zucchini and remaining chicken salt. Cook, stirring often, until zucchini is tender-crisp, 4-5 min. Season with pepper.

6

Fluff rice with a fork, then add lemon zest, half the parsley and 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl). Season with salt, then stir to combine. Thinly slice chicken. Divide herby rice between plates. Top with zucchini and chicken. Spoon lemony yogurt over chicken and sprinkle remaining parsley over top. Squeeze over a lemon wedge, if desired.