Prep- Meal Chicken Rice and Broccoli

If you want to eat something yummy, and quickly, you cannot go wrong with the recipe today. That is Prep- Meal Chicken Rice And Broccoli. The perfect combination among chicken, rice and broccoli, and other ingredients, all make great dish with full of taste, flavor and nutrients. With the recipe, instead of spending your time on eating outside, you can make at home ahead, bring to your office, and take advantage of short lunch time. It is also perfect for busy dinner.


The recipe is easy to make with simple ingredients that you can buy at any grocery, or supermarket, and add-ingredients is almost available in your kitchen. Cooking time is short, for about under 20 minutes to have delicious dish. You can prepare and make them all ingredients the day before, store in the fridge and assemble easily the next day. For example: cut the chicken, spoon out the rice and assemble the meal prep bowls. All of them are ready to serve whenever you want to eat. It is great to know good recipe, right? Here is detailed instructions of the recipe so that you can make meal by your own way. Saving and taking it a try, you will fall in love.


It is very tasty and colorful. It makes you want to eat immediately, right? Do not hesitate more, let’s try and enjoy it with me.

Prep- Meal Chicken Rice and Broccoli

Recipe by Maria Vergara
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • For the Rice
  • 1 cup jasmine rice

  • 2 cups water

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • For the chicken
  • 4 small-medium boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs about 4 oz each

  • 1 teaspoon brown or granulated sugar

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2-3 cups broccoli florets

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • water for steaming

Directions

  • Cook the Rice
  • Boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in the rice, cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer until all of the water is absorbed about for 15 minutes
  • Cook the chicken
  • Sear chicken with brown sugar, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. In a large heavy-duty pan (or skillet over medium-high heat), heat 1-2 tablespoons oil.
  • Add the chicken to pan and cook for 5-6 minutes on the first side, until the undersides has dark grill marks. Flip and cook the other side for 5-6 minutes. When both sides are done, turn off heat and allow chicken breasts to rest in pan for at least 5 minutes before cutting.
  • Steam broccoli: There are two ways
  • Blanch the broccoli on the stove-top: Boil water in a large pot. Bring broccoli into pot and blanch for just 1 minute. Remove from the pot.
  • Steam in the microwave: In a microwave-safe bowl, place broccoli and add 3 tablespoons water to the bowl. Cover with a ceramic plate or plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • To assemble
  • Cut the chicken into slices or small bite-size pieces. Use a 1 cup measuring cup, evenly spoon 1 cup of rice into each meal-prep container (4 total). Top the rice with slices chicken and broccoli florets.

Notes

  • Note: Can keep this dish for 4 days, if it is covered and stored in refrigerate. Before eating, reheat microwave on high for 2 minutes or re-steam.
Prep- Meal Chicken Rice and Broccoli
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