Zesty Chicken Rice

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Yummy piccata-inspired recipe without the trouble. Thinly butterflying the chicken breast saves you time. No need to add salt for the capers have enough sodium to flavor this savory dish.


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (butterflied open)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking brown rice
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth, defatted
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped toasted almonds


  1. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat and add the oil.
  2. Lightly brown the chicken on both sides.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer over medium-low heat for 10mins or till chicken is done but not overcooked.
  5. Remove from heat and sprinkle with almonds

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