MEDITERRANEAN CAULIFLOWER RICE WITH CHICKEN

Cauliflower rice is cooked in one pan with vegetables, chicken and herbs for a healthy dish with Mediterranean flavours.

PREPRATION TIME:

  • PREP TIME  15 mins
  • COOK TIME  25 mins
  • TOTAL TIME  40 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts boneless & skinless
  • 1 red onion peeled & sliced
  • 1 red pepper seeds removed & sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium zucchini sliced
  • 3 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon basil, fresh to serve

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Cut the chicken into chunks or strips and season with the oregano, salt and pepper.
  • In a large pan or skillet, heat the olive oil on a medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 6-8 minutes until cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and set aside.
  • Add the garlic to the pan and cook for 2 minutes. Add more olive oil if required.
  • Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Add the zucchini and peppers to the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir occasionally to ensure even cooking.
  • Add the cauliflower rice to the pan and cook for 5 minutes until the cauliflower has softened.
  • Add the chicken pieces to the pan and mix into the cauliflower vegetable rice.
  • Serve with fresh basil sprinkled over the cauliflower rice.

NOTES:

Makes 4 servings at 8g net carbs each 

The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fiber count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.

Any nutritional analysis on the website is based on an estimate, calculated by Spoonacular from the individual ingredients in each recipe. Variations may occur for various reasons, including product availability and food preparation. We make no representation or warranty of the accuracy of this information.

NUTRITION:

Serving: 1serving
Calories: 256kcal
Carbohydrates: 13g
Protein: 28gFat: 11g
Fiber: 5g

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