Green Tea Poached Chicken with Green Tea Rice
Green Tea Poached Chicken with Green Tea Rice
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Cold cucumber adds a refreshing crunch to this Asian-inspired dish. Brown rice soaks up the green tea, giving it a delicate, earthy taste.

    Ingredients

    • 7 cups water
    • 1/2 cup loose green tea leaves
    • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
    • 1 stalk lemongrass, quartered and smashed
    • 1 2-inch piece peeled ginger, coarsely chopped
    • 1 dried Thai chile
    • 2 bone-in skinless chicken breasts, 1 pound total
    • 2 cups short-grain brown rice
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • Lemon wedge, sliced scallions, and cucumber spears, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 424 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 16.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.34%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 110 mg 36.79%
    • Sodium: 77 mg 3.19%
    • Calcium: 18 mg 1.82%
    • Potassium: 518 mg 14.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 47 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 16.08%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.91%
    • Vitamin C 0.55%
    • Vitamin D 0.38%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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