Roasted Chicken and Rice

Roasted Chicken and Rice
Servings: 4 Yield: 4 chicken thighs+2 cups rice+2 cups Brussels sprouts Hands On 20 mins Total Time 40 mins


Make It

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. In an ovenproof skillet heat 2 tsp. olive oil over medium-high. Season 6 chicken bone-in chicken thighs with 1/4 tsp.salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Place, skin-side down, in skillet and cook until crisp, 5 minutes (adjust heat as necessary to avoid spattering). Flip chicken, add 8 peeled garlic cloves to the skillet, and transfer to the oven for 20 minutes or until juices run clear.

2. Place 1 lb. trimmed and quartered Brussels sprouts in a shallow baking pan. drizzle with 1 Tbs. olive oil, and toss with 1/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Place in the oven with the chicken and cook for 20 minutes, stirring once.

3. Remove chicken from the oven; transfer thighs to a platter, reserving garlic and 2 Tbs. drippings in skillet. Place 2 chicken thighs and 4 cloves of the garlic in an airtight container; Refrigerate for Friday. Add 1/2 cup vegetable stock to the skillet and bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook over medium heat about 7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Toss 2 cups weekend-prepped rice with sauce and warm through. Serve chicken with rice and Brussels sprouts.


Weekend Prep
  • Make rice: Cook 1 cup rice according to package directions. Cool and refrigerate for Thursday.
  • Everyone loves a chicken dinner! Swap in drumsticks if your kids prefer them to thighs.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 581, Fat, total (g): 36, chol. (mg): 152, sat. fat (g): 9, carb. (g): 33, Monounsaturated fat (g): 17, Polyunsaturated fat (g): 7, Trans fatty acid (g): , fiber (g): 4, sugar (g): 3, pro. (g): 31, vit. A (IU): 884, vit. C (mg): 75, Thiamin (mg): , Riboflavin (mg): , Niacin (mg): 7, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg): 1, Folate (µg): 58, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg): 1, sodium (mg): 484, Potassium (mg): 687, calcium (mg): 68, iron (mg): 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.