Chicken and Carrot Rice Pilaf

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Serves6 (2 cups each)
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  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  2. Add chicken and cook until browned on first side, about 3-5 minutes. Flip and brown other side, another 3-5 minutes. Remove from pan.
  3. Over medium heat, add the rice, carrots, onion, mushrooms, and red pepper to the skillet. Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes until rice is browned.
  4. Stir in broth and water, place chicken over rice mixture and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low, cover skillet, and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  6. Stir in parsley and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve.

Recipe Tips

Use brown or white rice.  If using brown rice, increase water to 3 cups and increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Add 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano or basil for extra flavor.


Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Carrot Rice Pilaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 107mg 4%
Potassium 519mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 142%
Vitamin C 60%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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