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20-Minute Basil, Chicken & Tomato Rice

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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31 m servings 404
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  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 Facts

Per Serving: 404 calories; 11.5 43.1 31.2 69 768 Full nutrition

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This dish was very good! I had most of the ingredients in my pantry and fridge so I searched this recipe using the ingredient search tool. I'm trying to cook healthy without going too overboar...

Made this for tonight's supper and it was great! I needed a recipe that would use up the fresh basil, tomatoes, peppers that were bordering on not being usable and this was the ticket! I used ...

I added crushed red pepper...yum!

I actually found it a bit bland. I used real tomatoes rather than canned and didn't have the Uncle Ben's rice so used Quinoa. Maybe the rice would have made a difference but I tend not to buy ...

We loved it! I put a little basil in about half way thru cooking, then added the rest at the end as the directions state. My grocery didn't have the Uncle Ben's rice, so I substituted Knorr's ...

added a bit more onion and garlic. and cut the water some otherwise it was soupy.

Quick, easy and tasty. Family loved it

I did change it because I used what I had on hand. I used Goya yellow rice and broccoli. I accidentally opened a can of diced tomatoes with green chilies. This made the "will make again" list. G...

I think this is my first time rating, but I thought it was so sad that such an easy and delicious recipe didn't yet have any reviews. It was very tasty, quick and easy, and a good way to use l...