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Pulled Tandoori Chicken Rice Bowls - Deliciously juicy chicken breasts cooked in tandoori marinade and served over flavorful lemon rice and a cucumber salad.
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Pulled Tandoori Chicken Rice Bowls

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WW Freestyle: 6
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time2 hrs 50 mins
Deliciously juicy chicken breasts cooked in tandoori marinade and served over flavorful lemon rice and a cucumber salad.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 478.7
Author: Katerina

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup Private Selection Indian Inspired Tandoori Marinade

FOR THE RICE

  • 2 cups prepared rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

FOR THE SALAD

  • 1 English Cucumber , diced or cut into thin strips with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 large carrot , diced or cut into thin strips with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • chopped fresh parsley , for garnish
  • lemon wedges , for serving

Instructions 

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • Combine chicken and marinade in a sealable ziploc bag and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Transfer chicken and marinade to a glass baking dish.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165F.
  • Remove from oven and shred it. Set aside.
  • FOR THE RICE
  • Combine prepared rice, lemon zest, lemon juice, turmeric powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix until thoroughly combined. Set aside.
  • FOR THE SALAD
  • Combine cucumbers, carrots, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix until well combined.
  • Transfer prepared lemon rice to 4 bowls.
  • Layer the chicken and salad over the rice.
  • Garnish with parsley.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.
Nutrition Facts
Pulled Tandoori Chicken Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 478.7 Calories from Fat 92
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.2g16%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 130mg43%
Carbohydrates 40.7g14%
Fiber 13.1g52%
Sugar 9.3g10%
Protein 53.7g107%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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