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Chicken Rice Skillet

Pleasant seasonings and plenty of vegetables highlight this traditional chicken and rice pairing. Leftovers are great reheated in the microwave. —Jan Balata, Kilkenny, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 cups frozen green beans, thawed
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat in oil for 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Remove from pan; keep warm. Add the celery, onions and peppers; cook until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in beans and mushrooms until heated through.
  • Stir in the broth, water, garlic and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes or until rice is tender; fluff with a fork. To serve, top rice mixture with chicken breasts.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 326 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 990mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein.

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