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Chicken & Rice With a Twist

Chicken & Rice With a Twist
Jamie Haleva
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Sometimes it's best to go back to the basics, and we all know if you're on a calorie deficit and trying to hit your daily protein goal, chicken and rice is a staple. This Chicken & Rice recipe from Myprotein ambassador Stefano Parodi includes the classic meal with an onion salad and yellow chili peppers to add a kick. Let's check it out.



• salt • pepper • oregano • paprika • garlic powder • cumin • Italian seasoning • dark beer • soy sauce • olive oil • Aji Amarillo

Place your chicken thighs (or preferred pieces) in a Pyrex, add all ingredients, and mix together. Bake at 380F for one hour.


• cilantro blended with 1/4 cup water • onion, garlic, and Aji Amarillo • 3/4 cup dark beer • rice and two cups water • salt • pepper • corn

Blend cilantro with 1/4 cup of water. Fry the onions, garlic, and Aji Amarillo (yellow chili peppers) together in a pot for four minutes. Add the cilantro blend and dark beer to the pot. Add rice and two cups of water. Add the salt, pepper, and corn to the pot. Cook covered on high for seven minutes and then cook covered on low for 15 minutes.

Stir every three minutes.


• salt • pepper • olive oil

Mix raw onions with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Add the onion salad on top of your rice and enjoy!

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Jamie Haleva
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A Rutgers University Honors graduate, Jamie grew up on the Jersey shore and double majored in Comparative Literature and Anthropology in college. Jamie is an experienced writer in the health and wellness, biotech, and eCommerce fields. She loves writing with a purpose and has even written for the Department of Justice.

Jamie became drawn to exercise during her time in university and began to notice the physical and mental benefits of moving your body daily. Today, Jamie enjoys Pilates, light weight training, and going on long walks in nature daily.

Jamie is also passionate about eating right and prioritizing gut health and immunity. She is always trying the next innovation in health and wellness. When she’s not writing articles, Jamie enjoys reading, playing guitar, and finding dogs to play with.