Quick Chicken and Rice Dinner

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Quick Chicken and Rice Dinner

Are you in a crunch and need to put dinner on the table?  We can help!  This chicken and rice recipe tastes great and is easy to make. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds skinned and boned chicken breasts

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  • 2 (8.8-ounce) pouches ready-to-serve long-grain rice
  • 4 bacon slices, diced

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  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

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  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed*
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Garnish: fresh parsley sprigs

 

 

Directions:

  1. Cut chicken into 1/4-inch slices, and set aside.
  2. Heat rice according to package directions; set aside.
  3. Sauté bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  4. Sauté onion in hot drippings in skillet 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken, and sauté 8 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in rice, bacon, peas, and next 3 ingredients; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.
  5. *4 ounces (about 1 heaping cup) snow peas may be substituted for green peas. Microwave snow peas and 1/4 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl 2 minutes before adding to chicken mixture. Proceed with recipe as directed.
  6. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Uncle Ben’s Original Long Grain Ready Rice.

 

This recipe was found from the following website.

Enjoy!

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