Greek Chicken w/honey glazed green beans

Haven't felt adventurous in the kitchen the past couple of days other than adding pumpkin seeds to my pizza dough (you should try it!). CSA box arrived yesterday and had some of the most beautiful green beans. Chicken breast thawed in the fridge, surely, I could come up with something delicious for the family. 

Next thing I know, I'm pulling spices off the shelf, food out of the fridge. And this is what was created.

Not a morsel was leftover. :o)

Here is the recipe:

2 boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced thin
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons greek seasoning*
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt

1 pound green beans (do not cut, just trim tip off)
1/2 onion sliced
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
2 teaspoons raw honey

Mix greek seasoning, cinnamon and salt together. Rub mixture on chicken pieces with your hands. Don't be afraid to give those chicken boobs a good massage. (get your mind out of the gutter! lol) Set for 10 mins. Carefully add yogurt over chicken, make sure all pieces get generously coated. Allow to set on counter for 20 mins (this is a good time to start prepping those veggies).

Turn oven on broil. Make sure you use the lowest rack, I remove the 2nd rack, so I have plenty of room. I use a cookie cooling rack on top of a cookie sheet to catch drippings. Making sure the chicken is coated generously with yogurt, lay all pieces on your rack. Put under the broiler in the oven. Usually takes about 10+ mins to start browning. Keep a close eye on the chicken to prevent burning. When nice and brown, turn pieces over and cook until brown to your preference. If it is hot, which it has been for the rest of the world, you can barbeque the chicken.

Cook green beans in medium heat for 20 mins with a couple tablespoons of water. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and turn heat up to medium high. Add onions, stir for 10 mins or until onions are translucent. Turn heat off, add sesame seeds and honey. Mix well and serve.

Quinoa with pumpkin seeds would compliment this meal nicely if you need a little extra for your plate. :)

*I use The Spice Hunter's version (oregano, garlic, cinnamon, dill, nutmeg, cayenne & chives).

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