Hidden Zucchini Chicken & Rice
  • 4 chicken breastsbone in, and skin on
  • 2 zucchinisgrated
  • 2cups brown rice
  • 3cups chicken broth
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 1tsp dried basil
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • 2tsp garlic powder1/2 for the chicken seasoning and 1/2 for the rice
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Season chicken breasts in bowl with: paprika, basil, oregano, garlic powder, salt, pepper. Mix until chicken is throughout coated with seasoning.
  3. On high, heat olive oil in an oven proof pot and place chicken skin side down. Cook 3-4 minutes until crispy and flip onto other side. Cook for another 2 min to brown other side and remove chicken from pot.
  4. Add zucchini to pot, along with rice, garlic powder, salt, pepper and chicken broth. Bring to a boil.
  5. Lay the chicken on top of the rice and cover.
  6. Bake in oven for 30 min. Remove chicken and set aside on plate, and continue to bake for another 30 minutes. Note: if using white rice, only bake for 30 min total.
  7. Broil chicken for 3 minutes and serve on top of rice.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Tasty Junior