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Chicken Alabama

3.3 from 4 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake, Chicken Alabama
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 712kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1/3 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup half and half


  • 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 2 cup carrots, baby
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/3 cup water

Serve With

  • 4 medium kiwi


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Cook rice according to package directions.
  • In a small dish, mix flour, paprika salt and pepper.  Coat chicken with flour mixture while reserving 1 tablespoon of flour mixture for the sauce.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; sear chicken without cooking all the way through. Place chicken in a baking dish.
  • Chop onion and saute in remaining olive oil for 5 minutes. Stir in reserved flour mixture.
  • Add chicken broth. Cook and stir until thickened. Add half and half and cook until smooth and thick.
  • Pour sauce over chicken. Bake uncovered at 325 degrees F for 1 hour or until chicken is tender. Serve over rice with glazed carrots and kiwi on the side.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in carrots, honey, and minced garlic; sprinkle with salt and black pepper.  Add water; cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer; cook for 4 minutes, covered, and remove lid; cook until carrots are tender, 10 to 15 more minutes, stirring often.
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Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 956mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 29g

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How long does the thickening process usually take for the sauce? Wondering how much longer until this goes in the oven. 🙂 Thanks!

Hi Jennifer! It should take only a few minutes for the sauce to thicken (less than five.) How did the dish turn out for you?