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Chicken and Rice Skillet Dinner

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  4 reviews
  • 35 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Scrumptious chicken and rice meal– a spicy skillet dinner that can be ready in 35 minutes!

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into small pieces
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
1
medium tomato, chopped
1
(4.5-oz.) can chopped green chiles, drained
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1/2
cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken pieces and onion; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2 Add rice, broth, tomato and chiles; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3 Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cheese and oregano. Top with spoonfuls of sour cream. Cover; let stand 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken pieces and onion; cook and stir 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 2 Add rice, broth, tomato and chiles; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3 Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cheese and oregano. Top with spoonfuls of sour cream. Cover; let stand 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Play with your food: Use roasted red pepper strips to make a ticktacktoe board on top of each serving. Use sliced olives for the O's and thin strips of cheese for the X's.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
580
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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