Speedy Rice Supper

Speedy Rice Supper

You will savor this tasty chicken, bacon and rice combo.

Rating:

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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins

Dairy-Free Recipe

Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 17 oz short grain rice, uncooked
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil, divided
  • 4 strips bacon, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 10 1/2 oz chopped cooked skinless boneless chicken breast, divided
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms (2 oz)
  • 1/2 oz unsalted dry roasted peanuts
  • 4 parsley sprigs

Directions:

Cook rice by gentle boil method (see rice preparation recipe link below). Allow to drain well in colander and keep warm.

In non-stick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil; add bacon, onions, peppers and garlic, and fry until bacon is golden. Add 2 cups chicken to bacon mixture and toss until heated.

Add extra oil to skillet. Add rice and lightly toss (do not stir) with fork until rice and bacon chicken mixture is blended. Season with salt, pepper and soy sauce.

If serving direct from skillet, spoon ring of reserved cup of chicken onto rice then add ring of chopped tomato. Spoon mushrooms into center of pan. Replace lid and garnish with nuts and parsley.

Variations:

Serve with coleslaw or tossed salad, if desired.

Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.