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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Chicken Rice and Parmesan Skillet!

I have not tried this recipe yet but it will be one on my menu in the coming weeks. This would be great with a tossed salad and a loaf of crusty bread!


2 teaspoons olive oil
5 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces (about 1 1/4 pounds)
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking basmati rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups broccoli florets
2 ounces Parmesan cheese, shaved (about 1/2 cup)


1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add bell pepper and rice; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 1/2 cups water, black pepper, and salt to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 5 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender and rice is done. Sprinkle with Parmesan.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving

Calories: 412  
Fat: 12.4g  
Saturated fat: 4.3g  
Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g  
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.8g  
Protein: 37g 
Carbohydrate: 40g  
Fiber: 3g  
Cholesterol: 147mg  
Iron: 3mg  
Sodium: 506mg  
Calcium: 199mg

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