Macro Friendly Greek Chicken and Rice

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Macro Friendly Greek Chicken and Rice

An easy one-pan, oven baked chicken and rice. Yes, bake your chicken and rice together in one baking dish, complete with artichoke hearts, olives, tomatoes and parsley.
servings 4 servings


  • 1 can canned artichoke hearts in brine (not olive oil), drained and chopped
  • 6 green olives sliced
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 whole bay leaves
  • 1 pound chicken cutlets about 4 pieces
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat feta cheese
  • 1 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Into the greased pan, add chopped artichoke hearts, olives, onion, garlic, rice, chicken stock and bay leaves. Stir gently.
  • Place chicken cutlets overtop ingredients and sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano. Cover tightly with foil and bake 30-40 minutes or until rice is completely cooked.
  • Remove and discard foil. Transfer chicken to a plate to rest. Stir butter, feta cheese, tomatoes and parsley into rice. Divide rice into four equal portions. Add chicken and serve.


The more accurate macros for 1 serving (1/4th) of this recipe are as follows: 388 calories, 7.3g F/46.8g C/31.3g P.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 797mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: greek

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