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    chicken_fresh_basil_rice

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    20-Minute Basil, Chicken & Tomato Rice Recipe

    recipes:
    • Stovetop
    • Flavor Infusions
    • Family-Friendly
    • Chicken/Turkey
    • Chicken
    • 15 - 30 MIN
    chicken_fresh_basil_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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