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Chicken Calypso with Island Peas and Rice

Chicken Calypso with Island Peas and Rice
Servings:
4
Total Time:
30 minutes
Active Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat grill; prepare rice through step 2 - 10 minutes
  • While rice cooks, prepare and grill chicken - 15 minutes
  • Complete rice and chicken; serve - 10 minutes

Chicken Calypso

Ingredients

1 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 1/2 teaspoons total seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Olive oil cooking spray
1/4 cup presliced green onions
1/4 cup molasses
3 tablespoons Asian sweet chili sauce
1 tablespoon cilantro herb paste
1 lime, for juice

Steps

  1. Preheat grill. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with seasoning and pepper; coat with cooking spray. Place on grill and close lid; grill 5–6 minutes on each side and until chicken is 165°F.
  2. Squeeze lime for juice (1 tablespoon). Combine in medium bowl: remaining ingredients, including lime juice. Stir in chicken until evenly coated; cover (with foil) and let stand 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until flavors have blended. Serve.

Island Peas and Rice

Ingredients

1 (13.5-oz) can coconut milk
1 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup raisins (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons total seasoning
1 (10-oz) package yellow rice mix
1 cup frozen green peas

Steps

  1. Combine coconut milk, chicken broth, raisins, and seasoning in medium saucepan; cover and bring to boil on high.
  2. Stir rice mix into boiling mixture. Cover and reduce heat to low; cook 22-25 minutes (covered, do not stir) or until most of liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  3. Stir in peas; cover and cook 4-5 more minutes or until peas are heated. Fluff rice with fork and serve. (Makes 6 servings.)

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with sweet plantains, Cuban bread, and fruit pastries for dessert.
  • The chicken thighs are a great alternative to chicken breasts. Thighs are more flavorful and stay moist when cooked.

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Chicken Calypso

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 340kcal; FAT 11.00g; SAT FAT 3.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 185mg; SODIUM 500mg; CARB 24g; FIBER 0.00g; SUGARS 22g; PROTEIN 33g; CALC 6%; VIT A 2%; VIT C 25%; IRON 15%

Island Peas and Rice

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 310kcal; FAT 14g; SAT FAT 12g; TRANS FAT 0g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 860mg; CARB 41g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 7g; VIT A 10%; VIT C 15%; CALC 2%; IRON 20%

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