Chicken and Rice Skillet
Low Calorie Recipe
Chicken and Rice Skillet with chicken, onions, and bell peppers cooked with peas, cream of mushroom soup, water, rice, and salt turning it into a healthful and satisfying skillet supper.
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
2 cups ground chicken breasts, skinless
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup red and green bell peppers - chopped
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1 can (10-3/4 ounce low fat cream of mushrooms soup
1-3/4 cup water
1 cup long grain white rice
2 teaspoons salt
In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, onions, and bell peppers. Cook until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Stir in peas, cream of mushroom soup, water, rice, and salt. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until rice is done.
Not all ground poultry is as healthy as one may think. Ground turkey or chicken often includes the skin and dark meat, adding a lot of fat and calories. Look for lean or breast on the label to ensure it includes only breast meat, which is much leaner.
Yield: 6 servings
Calories: 261; Fat: 2g; Protein: 22g; Carbohydrate: 33g; Cholesterol: 46mg; Sodium: 869mg
Calories from Fat: 8 percent