Hummus Crusted Chicken with Turmeric Rice

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There is something to be said for simplicity. When life gets busy and you’re hanging on by a thread - having simply healthy food to fuel your body is a lifesaver! This meal offers a lovely balance of lean protein, healthy fats, veggies, smart carb choices, and some great antioxidants to boot!

SERVINGS: 4

COOK TIME: 30 Minutes

6 INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 lb Chicken Thighs (skinless, boneless)

  • 1/4 cup Hummus

  • 1 cup Jasmine Rice (dry, uncooked)

  • 1 tsp Turmeric

  • Tomato (large, diced)

  • 4 cups Baby Spinach

HOW TO:

  1. Preheat oven to 375oF (191oC) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place chicken thighs on the baking sheet and coat with hummus. Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile, make the rice according to the directions on the package, adding in the turmeric and chopped tomato while cooking.

Divide the chicken, rice and spinach onto plates or into meal prep containers. Enjoy!

NOTES:

Use a Rice Cooker

Add the turmeric and tomatoes into the rice cooker along with the rice and water.

Leftovers

Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 3 days.

NUTRITION:

Calories 413

Fat 12g

Carbs 43g

Fiber 3g

Sugar 0g

Protein 34g

Did you try the recipe? Did you like it? Let me know! I’d love to hear from you by email at Ashley@AshleyBrownFitnessNutrition.com OR on Instagram at @ashleybrownfitnessnutrition.

Enjoy!

Ashley Brown