Turmeric Chicken Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed
  • 7 shiitake mushrooms, sliced (optional)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 boneless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley, or to taste
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add shiitake mushrooms, onion, and garlic; cook and stir until onions begin to soften, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in chicken and season with salt and pepper; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 15 minutes.
  2. Stir paprika and turmeric into chicken mixture until evenly coated. Squeeze lemon onto mixture; stir in parsley. Add rice and stir mixture until rice is heated through, 5 to 7 minutes.