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Smothered Chicken with Brown Rice

 Smothered Chicken with Brown Rice
Recipe provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Total: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Oscar Mayer® Bacon, chopped
  • 6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 lb.)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 large carrots (1-1/2 pounds), thinly sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA® Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice

Directions

  • COOK and stir bacon in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 5 min.
  • or until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • Discard drippings from skillet. Add chicken, cook 1 to 2 min. on
  • each side or until browned; cover. Cook 8 min. or until chicken is
  • done (165°F). Transfer chicken to plate; cover to keep warm.
  • ADD onions to skillet; cook 5 min. or until tender. Stir in carrots
  • and 3/4 cup broth; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until vegetables are
  • tender. Reserve 1/3 cup vegetables.
  • PLACE remaining broth, reserved 1/3 cup vegetables and Neufchatel in
  • blender; blend until smooth. Add sauce and reserved chicken to
  • vegetables in skillet; cover. Cook 2 min. or until heated through.

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Smothered Chicken with Brown Rice (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Spoon rice onto serving plate; top with chicken mixture, sauce and
  • bacon. Yield: 6 servings.
SPECIAL EXTRA: Season chicken with 1/2 tsp. black pepper before adding to skillet.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 390 calories, 11 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 34 g protein.