Zesty Chicken and Rice Skillet

28 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
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4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

This speedy and tasty chicken skillet is sure to be a delight at dinnertime.

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  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 min. or until done, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in next 4 ingredients; cover. Simmer 2 min. or until heated through. Stir in rice; cover. Simmer 5 min. or until rice and peppers are tender.
  • Remove from heat; let stand 5 min. or until liquid is absorbed.


Substitute 2 cups of your favourite vegetables, such as sliced carrots, sliced onions or small broccoli florets, for the pepper strips.


You need about 1-1/2 medium peppers to yield 2 cups pepper strips.


  • 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1.5 Carbohydrates
  • 3 Meat & Alternatives
  • 1 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

The colourful peppers in this zesty skillet dish provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
Calories 310
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 160 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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