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Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillet

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Here's a fantastic way to add fresh spring veggies to your diet. Featuring a trio of bright vegetables, rice and chicken, this makes a perfect one-dish meal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, squash, onion and carrot in butter for 5-6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink; drain. Add the spinach, garlic, salt, thyme and pepper; cook 2 minutes longer.
  2. Stir in rice and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 355 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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