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Turkish-Style Spiced Chicken Thighs

Turkish-Style Spiced Chicken Thighs

with Almond Rice and Yogurt Sauce

The star of this dish is the warm Turkish Spice Blend that seasons tender chicken. It's drizzled with a lemon yogurt sauce and served alongside fragrant almond rice for a meal that will transport your taste buds to Istanbul.

Tags:
Quick Prep
Allergens:
Sulphites
Tree nuts
Milk

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

Preparation Time30 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

280 g

Chicken Thighs

1 tbsp

Turkish Spice Blend

(Contains Sulphites)

28 g

Almonds, sliced

(Contains Tree nuts)

¾ cup

Basmati Rice

340 g

Sweet Potato

56 g

Onion, chopped

100 mL

Greek Yogurt

(Contains Milk)

7 g

Parsley

1 unit

Lemon

1 tsp

Garlic Salt

Not included in your delivery

1 tsp

Sugar*

3 tbsp

Oil*

0.13 tsp

Salt*

0.13 tsp

Pepper*

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Nutrition Values

Calories940 kcal
Fat38 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Carbohydrate113 g
Sugar13 g
Dietary Fiber12 g
Protein44 g
Cholesterol145 mg
Sodium950 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Baking Sheet
Measuring Spoons
Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Large Non-Stick Pan
Paper Towel
Whisk
Zester
Small Bowl

Instructions

Roast sweet potatoes
1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce. Cut sweet potatoes into 1/2-inch pieces. Add sweet potatoes, half the onions, 1/4 tsp garlic salt and 1 tbsp oil (dbl both for 4 ppl) to an unlined baking sheet. Season with pepper, then toss to combine. Roast in the middle of the oven, stirring halfway through, until golden-brown, 18-22 min.

Cook rice
2

Meanwhile, heat a medium pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then remaining onions. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 1 min. Add rice, 1/4 tsp garlic salt and 1 1/4 cups water (dbl both for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. 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.

Toast almonds and prep
3

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add almonds to the dry pan. Toast, stirring occasionally, until golden-brown, 2-3 min. (TIP: Keep your eye on them so they don't burn!) While almonds toast, pat chicken dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with Turkish Spice Blend and remaining garlic salt (dbl for 4 ppl). Season with pepper. When almonds are done, transfer to a plate and set aside.

Cook chicken
4

Using the same pan, increase heat to medium-high. Add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Pan-fry until golden-brown, 1-2 min per side. Transfer chicken to another unlined baking sheet. Roast in the top of the oven until cooked through, 10-12 min.**

Make yogurt sauce
5

Meanwhile, zest, then juice half the lemon (whole lemon for 4 ppl). Cut any remaining lemon into wedges. Roughly chop parsley. Add yogurt, half the parsley, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tsp sugar (dbl all for 4 ppl) to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then whisk to combine.

Finish and serve
6

Fluff rice with a fork, then stir in almonds and remaining parsley. Season with salt, to taste. Slice chicken. Divide rice between plates, then top with sweet potatoes and chicken. Spoon yogurt sauce over top. Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.