Tea-Infused Turmeric Chicken


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Tea-Infused Turmeric Chicken

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    Did you know you can use tea as a savory rub for your chicken? Serve it with our dressed-up Steam Quick frozen brown rice as a healthy and tasty side.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 2
    2 packet(s) Lipton ginger, peppermint and fennel tea
    ½ tsp. ground turmeric
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt, plus additional to taste
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    1 (1-lbs.) pkg. Hy-Vee True boneless skinless chicken breasts
    1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
    1 (10-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee Quick Steam frozen brown rice
    1 clove(s) garlic, minced
    1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
    ¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped, plus additional for garnish
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee sliced almonds, toasted

    Things To Grab

    • Small bowl
    • Paper towels
    • Large skillet
    • Meat thermometer
    • Large bowl
    • 2 serving plates


    1. Cut open tea packets and mix contents together with turmeric, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season on all sides with tea mixture.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      For centuries, turmeric was used as a garment dye. When using turmeric, make sure to work with caution as it can stain clothing, counter tops, and dishcloths.
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    2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add seasoned chicken and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through (165 degrees). Remove chicken from skillet and allow to rest for 5 minutes.

    3. Meanwhile, microwave rice according to package directions and mix in garlic, lemon zest, parsley, and sliced almonds; season, to taste, with salt.

    4. To serve, slice chicken across the grain and divide rice between two serving plates; top each plate with sliced chicken. Garnish with additional fresh parsley, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    530 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 17g
    • Cholesterol: 165mg
    • Sodium: 690mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
    • Protein: 57g

    Daily Values

    Iron 15%
    Calcium 6%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 20%

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