Rating: 3.5 stars
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  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 4

The whole family will love this cheesy chicken and broccoli rice dish. Don't leave out the almonds—they add flavor and crunch to this one-dish meal. Serve with cremini mushrooms sauteed in butter and white wine and seasoned with fresh thyme.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2012


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22 mins
22 mins
Serves 3 (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Steam broccoli 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  • Heat rice according to directions.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes or until done, stirring occasionally. Add onions and cheese, stirring until cheese begins to melt. Stir in rice; fold in broccoli. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

366 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 3.4g; mono fat 5.6g; poly fat 2.2g; protein 28.9g; carbohydrates 33.7g; fiber 4.5g; cholesterol 56mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 688mg; calcium 229mg.