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Imagine the enticing aroma of cooked garlic filling your kitchen, as you work your magic to prepare a delectable dish that will leave your taste buds begging for more. In this recipe for Garlic Parmesan Rice with Juicy Chicken Tenders, we combine the rich flavors of garlic and parmesan with tender and succulent chicken tenders, perfectly paired with fragrant rice. This dish is a true crowd-pleaser, guaranteed to impress your family and friends at any gathering.
It was a chilly winter evening when I decided to experiment with some pantry staples. As I sautéed the garlic and grated the parmesan, the aroma filled the room, creating an inviting atmosphere. The tender chicken tenders sizzled in the skillet, soaking up the flavors of garlic and parmesan, while the rice cooked to fluffy perfection in a pot nearby. The result - an unforgettable combination of textures and tastes that instantly became a favorite among my loved ones. So, join me on this culinary journey as we dive into the recipe for Garlic Parmesan Rice with Juicy Chicken Tenders.
Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Rice with Juicy Chicken Tenders
- 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1.5 cups of uncooked white rice
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 stick of butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
1. Season the chicken tenders with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
2. Cook the chicken tenders in olive oil for 4-5 minutes per side until cooked through and browned. Set aside.
3. In the same pan, add butter, salt, and sauté minced garlic for a few minutes. Add red pepper flakes if desired.
4. Pour in the white wine, and cook and stir for approximately 5 minutes. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the pan sauce for later use.
5. Add the uncooked rice to the skillet, ensuring it is well covered in the remaining butter sauce.
6. Pour in the chicken broth. Bring the mixture to a low boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover the pan, and let it simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice becomes tender. Stir occasionally while it cooks.
7. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the rice.
8. Place the chicken tenders in the skillet on top of the rice. Cover the skillet. Remove it from the heat, and let it stand for 5 minutes.
9. When serving, drizzle the reserved 3 tablespoons of pan sauce over the chicken tenders. Garnish with parsley or lemon slices.
There you have it! A truly irresistible recipe that combines the bold flavors of garlic and parmesan with the tender and juicy chicken tenders, perfectly paired with fluffy and aromatic rice. So, go ahead, save this recipe, and let the unforgettable taste experience begin in your own kitchen!
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