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Easy Chicken and Rice (Cooking for Two)

This easy skillet dinner has it all--chicken, rice and Progresso® broth blended in a quick meal that’s ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 3
 

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

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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.

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
1170mg
1170%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
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 Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.