You’ll be delighted by the incredible results from this one-pot wonder: tender bulgur, creamy feta, and moist chicken. You don’t even need a sauce since there’s so much flavor in the pan. It’s a complete meal, though you could serve with a side salad if you’d like. Though you can swap dried oregano for fresh if you don’t have fresh on hand, we strongly urge you to stick with the fresh dill flourish at the end; it adds a burst of herbal goodness that you just won’t get from dried. If you don’t have a 10-inch cast-iron skillet, you can use any other medium-sized ovenproof skillet.

Julia Levy
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2017

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Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup bulgur mixture and 1 chicken breast)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

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  • Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a 10-inch cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium-high. Add chicken to pan; cook until browned on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate.

  • Add remaining oil to pan. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add bulgur and oregano; cook, stirring often, until fragrant and toasted, about 2 minutes. Add kale and bell peppers; cook, stirring constantly, until kale begins to wilt, about 2 minutes. Add stock and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper; bring to a boil. Remove from heat.

  • Nestle chicken into bulgur mixture; place skillet in oven. Bake at 400°F until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion of chicken registers 165°F, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with feta. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with dill, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

369 calories; fat 11.3g; saturated fat 3.6g; mono fat 4.3g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 45g; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 137mg; iron 2mg; sodium 663mg; calcium 141mg; sugars 3g; added sugarg.