Sweet Balsamic Chicken and Olive Rice

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews


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This makes a fantastic dinner party dish; simply double the ingredients to make a great family-style centerpiece that everyone can dig into! Try honey or agave nectar instead of the maple syrup in the marinade. Quinoa works well instead of the rice, if you are looking for a whole grain and a little more texture. Orzo is also a good option in place of the rice. Or mix rice and orzo!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 393 calories; 14g fat; 50.6g carbohydrates; 20g protein; 84mg cholesterol; 583mg sodium.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat3g 17%
Trans Fat0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.7g
Monounsaturated Fat7.4g
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 583mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 50.6g 17%
Dietary Fiber4g 18%
Protein 20g
Vitamin A4% Vitamin C59%
Calcium9% Iron15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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Tarragon Boi says:

I was worried that the balsamic glaze that they made would stick in my cast iron pan and create a big mess, so I did part of it in my non-stick pan and then finished it on a baking sheet. This was a huge mistake, because a week later I made it again in cast iron and it tasted SO much better. The real difference was in the onions, which caramelize in the pan and turn out great.

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Katie Hason says:

The olive rice was so good, the parsley made it so flavorful. The chicken was also delicious! I'm thinking about adding this recipe to my holiday menu.

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Laura Griffin says:

I've never had olive rice before, and I was a little hesitant at first. However, it was really good! Parsley is my new favorite ingredient to cook with, and I was excited to try it in the rice. The meat was also very flavorful, a sweet and zesty combination. I felt like a real chef after making this!

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Stephanie D says:

This was so good! I did lemon rice instead of olive rice, and it worked perfectly with the balsamic chicken. I just added lemon juice and extra zest. I also subbed maple syrup with honey. Such a delicious meal!

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Melissa Hunter says:

Loved the marinade, but skipped the sweetener. The olive rice was my favorite, I plan to make this again soon. I used Jasmine rice and it was perfect, so fragrant!