Honey ginger chicken and rice

Serves 4

It doesn’t look particularly impressive, but it was really good!
Ingredients:

  • 1-1.5 lbs of thinly sliced chicken breast or tenders (cut into 1.5 inch pieces)
  • 1 tsp of purée ginger (you can use fresh ginger too)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp of canned chickpeas (drained)

Instructions:

  1. Mix together soy sauce, ginger, honey and garlic in a large bowl
  2. Place chicken in the bowl and mix well so the chicken is covered with marinade
  3. Leave chicken at room temperature for 20 minutes
  4. In a medium pot combine 2 cups of jasmine rice, water, salt, pepper and butter and bring to boil
  5. Stir, reduce heat to low and cover.
  6. Once the rice is almost cooked, add chickpeas and mix well
  7. Spray a large pan with cooking spray and heat on high
  8. Add chicken to pan and cook on high heat for 2 minutes
  9. Flip chicken pieces over and cook on high for another 2 minutes
  10. Cover the pan and turn the heat to medium/low and cook for another 2 minutes, then add rice and mix everything together.
  11. Enjoy!
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