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Chicken Carbonara Risotto

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"Sautéed chicken, simmered in creamy chicken soup with green peas and rice ... stir in the Parmesan and dinner's ready!"
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Ingredients

servings 535 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  2. Add soup, peas and milk; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in bacon bits and Parmesan cheese.

Footnotes

  • * Or substitute grated Romano cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 535 calories; 15 g fat; 60.1 g carbohydrates; 38.8 g protein; 81 mg cholesterol; 929 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I really liked this recipe. Easy and tasty. Like another reviewer, I don't use minute rice (what can I say? I'm a purist), so I adjusted the instructions slightly: 1. Bring 2 cups salted water...

Most helpful critical review

Rice didn't cook through so dish was crunchy. Need to cut down on rice or increase liquids and cook time.

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I really liked this recipe. Easy and tasty. Like another reviewer, I don't use minute rice (what can I say? I'm a purist), so I adjusted the instructions slightly: 1. Bring 2 cups salted water...

Specific techniques are required for risotto, and for a pasta carbonara...neither of which I've made, but neither of which are represented here. I am not trying to be a food snob. My only gripe ...

Boiled the rice along with some vegetables first before adding it to chicken, bacon, and soup, but besides that, very good meal. Wish I had made more!

Rice didn't cook through so dish was crunchy. Need to cut down on rice or increase liquids and cook time.

I was tweaking the recipe by using chicken stock and egg (like in real carbonara), but the five minute cook time for the rice was definitely not enough. Granted I was using uncooked jasmine rice...

I made it as written and found it okay. My husband (who will eat about anything but almost never compliment something) said quote 'this was really good'. So while it's not my fav, it's getting f...

This was a pretty good, super simple one dish meal. I don't use Minute rice in cooking so I just pre-cooked the rice and added it at the very end so it wouldn't get too starchy. The liquid rat...

Very tasty recipe. Followed the recipe the first time, was a bit dry so i added an extra half cup of milk. Turned out perfect :) Works with your left over chicken and canned veggies also.

It's pretty good. But what I love about it is how quick and easy it is. Start to finish in 20 min or less