One-Pan Chicken Broccoli Rice Skillet

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One-Pan Chicken Broccoli Rice Skillet

Here is an EASY, delicious dinner to add to your weeknight rotation!

Contributed by Megan Porta from pipandebby.com.

Published Jun 11, 2015

Serves: 6

Total time: 35 min

One-Pan

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3-4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions:
  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the chicken, salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the meat is cooked through and no longer pink. Remove the cooked meat from the skillet and set aside. Drain the skillet and place it back on the burner.
  2. Add the olive oil, green onions, garlic and jalapeño peppers (if using). Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until veggies are soft and fragrant. Add rice and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to Low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. At the 7-9-minute mark, add the broccoli and re-cover. Stir after 15 minutes of simmering, add the cooked chicken and cheese and re-cover for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm!