Mediterranean Rice Bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Jasmine Rice

  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil, separated

  • 1 Tbsp Chicken Bouillon Powder

  • 2 Cups Water

  • 1 lb Chicken Breast, cubed

  • 2 tsp All-Spice

  • 1 Pint Cherry Tomatoes, halved

  • 1 English Cucumber, diced

  • 1/4 Cup Parsley, chopped

  • 1/4 Cup Basil, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder

  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

  • 1 Can Chickpeas, rinsed

  • 1/2 Cup Feta

  • 1/4 Cup Black Olives

  • 10 Tbsp Tzatziki Sauce


Directions:

  1. In a small pot, add 1 Tbsp of olive oil to 1 cup of rice. Saute rice for 1-2 minutes on medium heat. Add salt, pepper, 1 Tbsp bouillon powder, and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil uncovered, then simmer for 15 minutes with the lid on. Set aside.

  2. Cube chicken into small pieces. Toss with 1 Tbsp olive oil, all-spice, salt & pepper. Sautee in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook until no longer pink.

  3. Halve tomatoes, dice cucumber and chop parsley & basil. Add to a mixing bowl along with 1 Tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste. Mix until combined.

  4. Evenly distribute rice, chicken, and tomato cucumber salad into 5 separate containers. Top with chickpeas, feta, and black olives. Serve with 2 Tbsp Tzatziki Sauce.


Nutrition Information: (Makes 5 Servings) 500 Calories, 23g Fat, 41g Carbs, 32g Protein

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