Chicken and Basmati Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken and Basmati Rice recipe? Learn how to make Chicken and Basmati Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cathie_b

Makes 4 servings



Simple rice and chicken recipe the whole family will like.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken and Basmati Rice

1 cup basmati rice
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups chicken, thighs, meat only cut into bite size cubes
1/2 tsp salt
1 dash ground black pepper
1 diced small onion
3 clove garlic minced
1 diced green pepper
1 cooking spray (Olive Oil)

Recipe Directions for Chicken and Basmati Rice

Brown the chicken seasoned with salt and pepper in a frying pan sprayed with olive oil. Add green pepper, garlic and onion and saute until transparent. Add rice and slightly toast. Add chicken broth, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until broth is absorbed and rice is done (about 25 to 30 minutes.)
Categories

Chicken, Rice, Main Dish, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 286.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Sodium
721mg
30%
Potassium
374mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
41.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
26.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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