HONEY BAKED CHICKEN WITH RICE & ASIAN GREENS

Need an easy chicken dinner? This recipe bakes free range chicken with honey and garlic to give you a classic Asian style flavour. Served with steamed rice and stir-fried Asian greens.

30 Minutes. Winner winner chicken dinner!

Serves 2

Ingredients

400g Australian free range chicken thigh
1 lemon
3 cloves garlic
1 bunch Chinese broccoli
3 sprigs coriander
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup long grain rice 

Cook rice & preheat oven
Using absorption method, cook rice. Place the rice in saucepan with 2 cups cold water. Bring to the boil and cook until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and stand for 15 minutes.

Preheat oven to 200ºC on fan bake.

Prepare chicken
Reserve 1 clove of garlic for the Chinese broccoli. Crush remaining garlic. Juice the lemon. Finely chop the coriander. In a bowl, combine the chicken with the crushed garlic, 3/4 of the coriander, lemon juice, a generous drizzle of olive oil and salt.

Cook chicken
Heat an oven proof tray or pan to medium to high heat with a generous drizzle of olive oil. Place chicken skin side down and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Pour honey over the chicken. Transfer the tray or pan to the middle rack of oven and cook for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove and set aside. 

Cook Chinese broccoli
Finely slice remaining garlic clove. Cut Chinese broccoli into 5cm lengths. Bring a fry pan to medium heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Stir fry garlic for 30 seconds. Add Chinese broccoli and stir fry for 3 minutes or until leaves have wilted. Remove from heat.

To serve
Fluff rice with a fork. Spoon rice into large bowls and top with chicken and veg. 
Spoon over any juices from the pan. Finish with remaining coriander. 

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April 18, 2017 by Timothy Ryder
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