Chicken Strips with Tasty Rice!


This recipe is a bit of a twist on traditional chicken strips. I hope you like it.

Ingredients:

2 lbs. Boneless Chicken Breast – sliced into strips

Marinade:

Juice of 1 lemon
5 cloves of garlic – crushed and chopped
Handful of cherry tomatoes – halved
Handful of fresh basil - chopped
Handful of fresh parsley – chopped
Sprig or two of fresh rosemary
1 Long Hot pepper – chopped with seeds
¼ cup of olive oil

Place chicken in the marinade and leave it covered in the refrigerator for one hour to overnight.

Coating:

Flour – about 2 cups
Egg wash – about 4 eggs beaten well
Breadcrumbs – 2-3 cups - seasoned with dashes of paprika, cayenne, garlic pepper and dash of cumin
Vegetable Oil - for frying

Remove the chicken from the marinade and set the marinade aside for the rice.

Dip the marinated chicken in the flour then the egg wash and then the breadcrumbs.

In a large frying pan heat about 1 inch deep of vegetable oil. Carefully place the chicken in the oil and let it fry to a golden color before carefully turning over. Only turn the chicken once! It will take about 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on how thick you sliced the chicken.

Place the chicken on paper towels as it is finished cooking.

Rice:

1 cup rice
Dash or two of turmeric
½ red onion – sliced

Prepare the rice as directed and add a dash or two of turmeric to the water to give the rice a beautiful color.

Place the left over marinade with the tomato, basil, parsley, garlic, rosemary and hot pepper, plus the sliced red onion in a frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and sauté until the onion is soft.

Add the rice and toss. Serve with the chicken strips.

This is a great treat for everyone and really is very easy. Go ahead and try this you will love it.

Enjoy with Lots of Love,

Catherine

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12 comments:

  1. Yummy chicken and I love the addition of turmeric in your rice!

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  2. Mmm the marinade is almost like a caprese salad! Delicious.

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  3. Oooh, this rice sounds just wonderful!
    xoxo Pattie

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  4. Who would n't want that ? Iam feeling damn hungry looking at the stunning pic.It deserves a try .

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  5. This is very delicious. Just reading the recipe, it's making me wanna cook it already :)

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  6. That's a super marinade Catherine! The chicken looks so crispy and delicious. The rice too! Thank you for your very sweet comment yesterday!

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  7. The chicken strips is making me hungry...simply yumm rice too

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  8. First time here Catherine, loving every bit of it super yum! and thoese chicken and rice scrumptious :)
    Ananda http://anandasagari.blogspot.com/

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  9. Hmm...chicken strips are my all time fav and rice runs in m blood...together they make a deadly combo on your plate. Liked the use of cherry tomatoes in the mariande .Everything sounds and looks yum!

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  10. That looks like a great variation on the usual. Can't wait to try it!

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  11. Ur chicken strips makes me drool, looks so tempting and delectable..am hungry now..:)

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  12. I'm usually not a fan of chicken, but the picture at the top of this post totally made my mouth water !
    I'll remember to try your recipe one of this days, it looks seriously good !
    Have a nice day SITstah :D !
    xx

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