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Easy Lemon Chicken and Rice

 Easy Lemon Chicken and Rice
I can throw this together quickly after work and still serve a satisfying dinner.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 to 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup uncooked Minute® White Rice
  • 3/4 cup cubed cooked chicken breast

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine cornstarch, garlic powder and lemon peel. Stir in
  • broth and lemon juice until smooth; set aside. In a 3-cup
  • microwave-safe dish, cook pepper and zucchini in butter until
  • crisp-tender. Stir in broth mixture and rice. Cover; microwave on
  • high for 4 minutes. Stir in chicken. Cover and let stand for 5
  • minutes; fluff rice. Cook 30-45 seconds, until heated through.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 292 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 443 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon

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Easy Lemon Chicken and Rice (continued)

Wine (continued)
Blanc
or Pinot Grigio.