Zesty Chicken and Rice

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022
A dear friend gave me this recipe years ago. Italian dressing and seasoning add just the right amount of "zip" to ordinary chicken and rice.
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Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breast halves (bone in)
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli, carrots and water chestnuts
  • 2/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons Italian seasoning

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Pour dressing over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes. Combine broth, vegetables, rice and Italian seasoning; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 30 minutes more or until chicken juices run clear and rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 266 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.