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Herbed Chicken and Rice

Marjoram, thyme, rosemary and sage make this main dish taste like Thanksgiving. Your family will love the crunchy surprise of chopped walnuts. —Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 large carrots, shredded
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute chicken in butter for 3-4 minutes. Add the carrots and onion; saute until tender.
  • Add water and seasonings; bring to a boil. Stir in the rice. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Garnish with walnuts.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 299 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • pajamaangel
    Jan 10, 2018

    I really enjoyed this. The only changes I made were to season the chicken when sauteing and using chicken broth instead of water. This is a keeper!

  • bjsilve0
    Sep 28, 2017

    I made it with 2 large chicken breasts cut in strips, at least 1 lb. but it is tasteless. It has no flavor. Not Just bland.

  • jenniemsrich
    Mar 28, 2012

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  • dschultz01
    Feb 23, 2012

    I agree that this dish was bland, but I might make it again and try replacing the water with chicken broth, and I would also increase the chicken to 1 pound. The dish seemed too much like a side dish instead of a main dish.

  • kaybauerle
    Dec 20, 2011

    Enjoyed it a lot but thought it was a little bland so we added some soy sauce and it was just what it needed. We all had seconds.

  • ahmom
    Dec 11, 2011

    Excellent

  • cnshumate
    Nov 25, 2011

    No comment left