Jasmine Rice with Ginger Soy Chicken

Enjoy the savory taste of chicken marinated in a blend of ginger, soy sauce and garlic served over fluffy jasmine rice.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 30 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 20 mins
Servings SERVES 8
Ready in TOTAL TIME 50 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Minute® Jasmine Rice
Marinade
  • 3 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
Chicken
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  • If you’ve got Asian cuisine on the brain, this Jasmine Rice with Ginger Soy Chicken created by Nettie Moore (Moore or Less Cooking) features amazing flavors that are sure to satisfy!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a small bowl, whisk together light soy sauce, garlic, ginger, brown sugar and 1/2 tablespoon oil.

    Step 3

  • Place chicken thighs in a Ziploc bag or shallow dish, cover with marinade. Refrigerate for at least a half hour and up to a day.

    Step 4

  • After the chicken has marinated, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 tablespoon cooking oil. Swirl the pan so that it is coated with oil.

    Step 5

  • Add 4 pieces of chicken and cook until brown on both sides and cooked through. Place the cooked chicken on a clean plate. Cook the next 4 pieces in the skillet.

    Step 6

  • When all the chicken is finished cooking, pour marinade into the skillet and let come to a boil. Whisk marinade as it boils, continue until it cooks into a thick glaze.

    Step 7

  • Turn the heat off and return the chicken to the skillet. Using a spoon, dredge the chicken with the thick sauce. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Place over rice. Serve immediately.

     

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