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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.

Pulled Tandoori Chicken Rice Bowls

Katerina | Diethood
Deliciously juicy chicken breasts cooked in tandoori marinade and served over flavorful lemon rice and a cucumber salad.
Servings : 4 Servings
Prep Time 2 hrs
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 50 mins

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

Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 478.7 kcal | Carbohydrates: 40.7 g | Protein: 53.7 g | Fat: 10.2 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 130 mg | Fiber: 13.1 g | Sugar: 9.3 g | Net Carbs: 28 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken breast dinner, chicken breast lunch recipe, chicken breast recipe, indian chicken breast recipe