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20-Minute Basil, Chicken & Tomato Rice

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20-Minute Basil, Chicken & Tomato Rice

recipes:
  • Family-Friendly
  • One-Skillet Meals
  • Stovetop
  • Chicken & Rice Dishes
  • Flavor Infusions
  • 15 - 30 MIN
  • Chicken
20-Minute Basil, Chicken & Tomato Rice
  • Servings
    4 - 6
  • Prep
    10m
  • Cook
    21m
  • Total
    31m
  • Salty

    Salty

About This Dish

Fresh basil, garlic, and Parmesan cheese give this delectable dish a slight Italian accent. With chicken for protein and our flavor-infused rice for even more deliciousness, get ready for a warm and filling meal your family will love.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into strips
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup sliced red pepper (1/4-inch x 1½-inch)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic (2 cloves)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup UNCLE BEN’S® Flavor Infusions Chicken & Herb
  • ½ cup chiffonade fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken strips and cook until they are just done (4 to 6 minutes).
  3. Add onion, red pepper slices, and fresh garlic.
  4. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until vegetables barely tender (4 to 5 minutes).
  5. Add water, tomatoes, and rice.
  6. Cover pan and continue cooking until mixture just comes to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat to medium low and continue cooking until rice is tender or liquid is absorbed (about 10 minutes).
  8. Remove cover; stir in basil leaves and Parmesan cheese. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition

Amount per serving (4 - 6 total)

Calories: 590
Total Fat: 28g 43%
Saturated Fat: 6g 30%
Trans Fat: 0g
Sodium: 1290mg 54%
Carbohydrates: 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber: 4g 16%
Sugars: 6g
Protein: 24g
 
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