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Quick Asian Chicken Dinner Recipe

Quick Asian Chicken Dinner Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 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 reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

Directions

  • 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 cups equals 221 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 587 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Quick Asian Chicken Dinner

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2015

"Very good! My family loves this."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"I was surprised at how good this dinner was and how simple it was to make. I cooked the chicken before I put it in the microwave and cooked the dish in a beanpot from Celebrating Home. The next time I make it I am going to double the rice, the broth, and the soy sauce. The veggies that I used was the California blend but it didn't look the same as the one on the picture so I am going to use a stir fry veggie instead of the California blend."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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