​Ground Chicken or Turkey and Rice Recipe

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Makes: 4 servings

Total Time: 40 minutes, cook time: 20 minutes, prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 540 g of extra lean groud chicken or turkey
  • 1.5 cups of rice, I use basmati
  • 1.5 cups of mixed vegetables

Turkey Marinade

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 tablespoon ground fennel seeds
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Sauce Marinade

  • 1 cup gluten-free chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 2 hot peppers, chopped

Directions 

  • Marinate turkey in marinade for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Cook rice according to package.
  • Make sauce and add to a large saucepan, add marinated turkey and cook on medium heat.
  • Add vegetables into the saucepan after 10 minutes.
  • Add in the cooked rice into the saucepan a few minutes before food is fully cooked.
  • When done, let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
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