Baked Chicken & Rice (sallye) Recipe

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BAKED CHICKEN & RICE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

An easy dish to make, it is perfect for taking to a potluck or other gathering. It is one of my standby dishes for bereavement family gatherings. It is tasty without being heavy.

Another plus is that it is easy to double or even triple the recipe if necessary.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
package (10 oz) frozen cut spinach
1 c
frozen peas and carrots
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh rosemary
1 Tbsp
italian dressing (optional)
1/2 c
dry white wine
1-1/2 c
chicken broth
1 c
orzo rice, uncooked
salt & pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray 9" x 13" baking dish with olive oil cooking spray

Set aside

Preheat oven to 350ยบ F
2
Cut chicken into bite sized chunks (about 1-1/2" cubes)

Chop basil and rosemary

Defrost and drain spinach and vegetables
3
In heavy non-stick skillet, saute chicken in 2 tablespoons of chicken broth stirring until all sides are light brown

Add rest of broth, wine, herbs, spinach, vebetables, salt and pepper to skillet and bring to boil

Remove from heat and stir in uncooked rice
4
Pour entire mixture into baking dish and spread out until even in pan

place in oven and cook for about 30-45 minutes until rice is tender and has absorbed most of liquid.

Check for doneness after 30 minutes; do not overcook.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy