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One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken and Rice

One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken and Rice
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Nothing beats one-pot meals when it comes to making a super easy dinner with almost no cleanup. Case in point: You can get this creamy, comforting chicken and rice skillet on the table in just 30 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Buns In My Oven
October 5, 2017

Ingredients

1
lb chicken breast, cut into chunks
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
tablespoon olive oil
3
cloves garlic, minced
3/4
cup long grain white rice
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth
2
cups baby spinach
2
tablespoons heavy cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Toss the chicken breast with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Heat olive oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breast and cook until browned, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Add garlic to skillet and cook for 30 seconds more.
  • 2
    Stir in rice and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cover. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Remove pan from heat and place baby spinach on top of the rice. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove lid and stir well. Stir in cream and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Top with grated Parmesan cheese just before serving.
  • Milk can be substituted for cream if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
0g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This chicken and rice dish is creamy and packed with garlic flavor. I love the little pops of bright green spinach scattered throughout! Let’s talk about washing the dishes. And how no one ever wants to be the one to do it. I mean, no. Dishpan hands? Not my thang. And I don’t even care that we have a dishwasher. I don’t want to load it or unload it or even think about dealing with it. I hate dealing with a messy kitchen, you guys! And I bet most of you do, too. So, let’s talk about getting dinner on the table with the least amount of mess possible. Let’s talk about a one-pot dinner. Life doesn’t have to revolve around dirty dishes, my friends. For this recipe, you’ll need some chicken, rice, lots of garlic, a little heavy cream, spinach, and some Progresso chicken broth. You’ll also want salt, pepper, garlic powder and a little olive oil. Cook everything in one pot and voila! An easy, delicious dinner without the mess!

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