Chicken and Rice with Caramelized Onions

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What Started it all:
chicken, rice, onions.

Enjoy this delicious and comforting chicken and rice dish with the rich flavors of caramelized onions. It’s a simple yet satisfying meal that will surely impress your guests. Bon appétit!

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Sear the chicken breasts in the hot skillet until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Remove the chicken breasts from the skillet and transfer them to a baking dish.
  6. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and cook the chicken breasts for about 20-25 minutes, or until they reach an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  7. While the chicken is cooking, prepare the rice according to the package instructions.
  8. In the same skillet used for the chicken, add a bit more olive oil and the sliced onions.
  9. Cook the onions over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until they caramelize and turn golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.
  10. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
  11. Serve the chicken over a bed of rice, topped with the caramelized onions.

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