Yuzu Chicken & Brown Rice with Carrots & Bok Choy
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Yuzu Chicken & Brown Rice

with Carrots & Bok Choy

35 MIN
4 Servings
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From the Test Kitchen

The flavor-packed glaze for our chicken is made from a simple combination of sweet maple syrup and yuzu kosho—a beloved Japanese condiment made from fermented chiles, salt, and the juice and zest from tart, citrusy yuzu. It's all served over a hearty bed of brown rice, perfect for soaking up every bit of sauce.
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  • Calories
    610 Cals (est.)
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ingredients
Yuzu Chicken & Brown Rice with Carrots & Bok Choy
Title
  • 22 oz Chicken Breast Strips
  • 2 Scallions
  • ¾ lb Carrots
  • 2 Tbsps Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tbsps Yuzu Kosho
  • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
  • 3 Tbsps Roasted Peanuts
  • 15 oz Baby Bok Choy
  • 1⅛ cups Brown Rice
  • 2 Tbsps Vegetarian Ponzu Sauce
  • 2 Tbsps Maple Syrup
Cook & finish the rice
1 Cook & finish the rice

In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 2 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 23 to 25 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the sesame oil. Cover to keep warm. 

Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
  • Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel the carrots; thinly slice on an angle. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; roughly chop, separating the stems and leaves. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. In a large bowl, combine the maple syrup and as much of the yuzu kosho as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper; whisk to combine.
Cook the vegetables
3 Cook the vegetables
  • In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced carrots and chopped bok choy stems in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until browned. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and chopped bok choy leaves; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the ponzu sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until combined. Transfer to a bowl. Wipe out the pan.
Cook the chicken & serve your dish
4 Cook the chicken & serve your dish

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, without stirring, or until lightly browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to the bowl of glaze; toss to coat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished rice topped with the cooked vegetables and glazed chicken. Garnish with the peanuts, sesame seeds, and sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy!

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Cook & finish the rice
1 Cook & finish the rice

In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 2 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 23 to 25 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. Stir in the sesame oil. Cover to keep warm. 

2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
  • Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Peel the carrots; thinly slice on an angle. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; roughly chop, separating the stems and leaves. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. In a large bowl, combine the maple syrup and as much of the yuzu kosho as you'd like, depending on how spicy you'd like the dish to be. Season with salt and pepper; whisk to combine.
Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
Cook the vegetables
3 Cook the vegetables
  • In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced carrots and chopped bok choy stems in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until browned. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions and chopped bok choy leaves; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until softened. Add the ponzu sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until combined. Transfer to a bowl. Wipe out the pan.
4 Cook the chicken & serve your dish

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; season with salt and pepper. In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, without stirring, or until lightly browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes, or until browned and cooked through. Transfer to the bowl of glaze; toss to coat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished rice topped with the cooked vegetables and glazed chicken. Garnish with the peanuts, sesame seeds, and sliced green tops of the scallions. Enjoy!

Cook the chicken & serve your dish
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