Crispy Turmeric Chicken with Farro - Dine N Wine
Crispy Turmeric Chicken with Farro - Dine N Wine

Turmeric abounds with Natural Medicinal properties. Curcumin  the bright yellow polyphenol compound found in the spice, had anti inflammatory and antioxidant effects that promote weight loss, lower risk of heart disease, and improves blood sugar control. Here, we use turmeric to add warm, earthy notes to roasted chicken bakes. Roasted chicken and Brussels sprouts on the same pan for ease and convenience.

Ingredients: 

1/2 cup water
2% reduced fat Greek yogurt 
1 minced garlic clove
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 
1/2 teaspoon paprika 
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided 
2 ( 4-oz ) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 
Cooking spray.
4 ounces Brussels sprouts 
Trimmed and halved ( about one cup ) 
2 teaspoons olive oil 
1/8 teaspoons garlic powder 

Nutritional information 
Calories 382,
Fat 149gm 
Saturated fat- 2 gm 
Unsaturated fat- 9 gm
Protein- 35 gm 
Sodium - 566 mg 
Fibre - 8gm 
Calcium 7% dv
Potassium - 24 % DV
Sugars - 3G
Added sugar -0 

How to make it 
Pre heat oven to 425* F 

Step 2: combine farro and 1 cup water in a small sauce pan over medium low cover, and cook 25 minutes or until farro is tender. Drain excess water.

Step 3: while Farro cooks, mix yogurt, garlic, turmeric, paprika, 1/4 teaspoons salt, and 1/8 teaspoons pepper in a bowl add chicken thoroughly coat it with yogurt mixture.

Step4: place chicken on one half of a foil lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray arrange Brussels sprouts on other half of baking sheet.

Toss Brussels sprouts with oil, remaining 1/8 teaspoons salt, pepper and garlic powder. Bake at 425*F got 18 to 20 minutes, tossing once halfway through.

Step:5 place 1/2 cup cooked farro on a plate top with 1 chicken breast, and serve with Brussels sprouts. Reserve remaining chicken breast and farro for Turmeric chicken- stuffed peppers.


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