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Asian Chicken Dinner Recipe

Asian Chicken Dinner Recipe

“This quick microwave dish for two is perfect for a busy day,” writes Carolyn Zimmerman of Fairbury, Illinois. Soy sauce and chicken broth bring out flavors of the chicken and veggies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup frozen California-blend vegetables
  • 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce


  • 1. In a shallow 1-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the chicken, onion and oil. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and rice is tender. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 356 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 727mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat

Reviews for Asian Chicken Dinner

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"was wonderful and quick"

Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"This recipe turned out more like just chicken and broccoli soup. Not sure what I did to totally mess it up but it was not very flavorful or exciting."

Reviewed Oct. 6, 2011

"I made this for my husbands unit and they ALL couldnt wait to see what I made next"

Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"A good, simple, quick fix meal. Not spectacular, but was tasty."

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2010

"Very good. I didn't cook it in the microwave though, I cooked it on the stove top and used olive oil cooking spray instead of canola oil. It was a great quick meal. Took around 30-35 min to prep and cook. Would highly recommend"

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"Very easy and quick, yet tasted wonderful. Serving sizes are large."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer