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    Pumpkin Rice Skillet with Chicken & Kale Recipe

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    • Chicken/Turkey
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    About this dish

    This hearty skillet combines the warm flavors of chicken and rice with autumn favorites kale and pumpkin.


    • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
    • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
    • ½ cup chopped onion
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 3 cups chopped kale
    • 1 pouch UNCLE BEN'S®  READY RICE® Roasted Chicken Flavored
    • ½ cup canned pumpkin
    • 1½  cups low sodium chicken broth
    • ¼–½ teaspoons dried sage
    • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional


    1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, onion and salt; sauté 6 minutes or until chicken is cooked and beginning to brown. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Transfer to a bowl; keep warm.
    2. Heat the remaining teaspoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add kale; sauté 3 minutes or until tender.
    3. Squeeze READY RICE® pouch to break up rice, but do not microwave. Add rice, pumpkin, chicken broth, sage and pepper to pan; cook, stirring, 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in reserved chicken. Top with shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired.


    Amount per serving (4 total)

    Calories: 300
    Total Fat : 7g 11%
    Saturated Fat : 0.5g 2%
    Trans Fat : 0g
    Sodium: 590mg 25%
    Carbohydrates: 30g 10%
    Dietary Fiber: 4g 16%
    Sugars: 2g
    Protein: 32g
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