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Easy Chicken and Rice (Cooking for Two)

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 3 servings
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This easy skillet dinner has it all--chicken, rice and Progresso® broth blended in a quick meal that’s ready in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1 1/4
cups water
2
tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1
cup bite-size strips red or yellow bell pepper
1/4
cup green onions, finely chopped (4 medium)
1 1/2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup tomato pasta sauce
1/4
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
4
teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms, bell pepper, onions and garlic in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat until rice is cooked.
  • 3 Stir rice, pasta sauce, broth, chicken and half of the cheese into vegetable mixture; cook over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and the parsley.
  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms, bell pepper, onions and garlic in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat until rice is cooked.
  • 3 Stir rice, pasta sauce, broth, chicken and half of the cheese into vegetable mixture; cook over medium-low heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and the parsley.

Expert Tips

You can use either curly-leaf or flat-leaf parsley for this recipe. When purchasing parsley, look for a bunch with bright-green leaves that show no sign of wilting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
25g
25%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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