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This chicken and rice dish is a quick, easy and comforting meal that the whole family will enjoy. Using ready-to-serve rice and frozen and canned veggies speeds up prep time and gets supper on the table in a snap.

Carol Noble, Burgaw, North Carolina
Recipe by Southern Living February 2006

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
22 mins
total:
32 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut chicken into 1/4-inch slices, and set aside.

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  • Heat rice according to package directions; set aside.

  • Sauté bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.

  • Sauté onion in hot drippings in skillet 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken, and sauté 8 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in rice, bacon, peas, and next 3 ingredients; cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired.

  • *4 ounces (about 1 heaping cup) snow peas may be substituted for green peas. Microwave snow peas and 1/4 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl 2 minutes before adding to chicken mixture. Proceed with recipe as directed.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Uncle Ben's Original Long Grain Ready Rice.

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