Lemon Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowl


Lemon Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowl
Craving a rice bowl from your favorite Chinese restaurant? This citrus-infused chicken teriyaki tastes like takeout but comes in under 500 calories!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 pound Broccolini, trimmed

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Cook brown rice according to directions.
  3. Combine soy sauce and cornstarch in a small saucepan, stirring with a whisk.
  4. Add brown sugar, mirin, and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until thickened.
  5. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  6. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Add canola oil to pan; swirl to coat.
  8. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes. Turn; drizzle 1 tablespoon soy sauce mixture over chicken.
  9. Place pan in oven; bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until done.
  10. Place chicken on a cutting board; let stand 5 minutes. Cut chicken into slices.
  11. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil.
  12. Add Broccolini; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.
  13. Place 1/2 cup rice in each of 4 bowls; top each serving with 4 ounces chicken and 4 ounces Broccolini. Drizzle about 1 tablespoon remaining soy sauce mixture over each serving.
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