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One-Pot Cheesy Chicken, Rice and Broccoli

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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This easy complete one-pot meal is sure to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces (20 oz)
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup chopped red bell pepper (1 large)
2 1/2
cups broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, salt and pepper in oil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Add rice and chicken stock; heat to boiling. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Add bell pepper, broccoli and 1 cup of the cheese. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, salt and pepper in oil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Add rice and chicken stock; heat to boiling. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Add bell pepper, broccoli and 1 cup of the cheese. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat.
  • 4 Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Don’t use instant rice in this recipe, as it will lose its texture when cooked.

Look for precut broccoli florets in the produce aisle of your favorite grocery store.

For a flavor twist, just before serving, stir in your favorite fresh or dried herbs.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
697.9
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31.1g
48%
Saturated Fat
12.8g
64%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
166.0mg
55%
Sodium
1420.8mg
59%
Total Carbohydrate
44.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
57.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
117.90%
118%
Calcium
41.80%
42%
Iron
8.60%
9%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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