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Spanish Rice with Chicken Recipe

Spanish Rice with Chicken Recipe

“This recipe is very easily adapted to individual tastes, and extra vegetables can be added,” writes Wendy Nuis of Stokes Bay, Ontario.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the mushrooms, celery, onion and green pepper in oil for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 396 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.