Ready in 15 minutes, this chicken and rice dinner is packed with Mediterranean flavors and vegetables. Try it with Minute® Instant White Rice for a complete dinner the whole family will love!
Treat yourself to a Mediterranean-style dinner of simmered chicken, delicious, crisp green beans and Italian-style tomatoes served over a bed of white rice. This is one perfect weeknight meal, ready in minutes!
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Heat oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until evenly browned.
Add tomatoes with their liquid and green beans to skillet. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low.
Simmer for 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through (170°F) and beans are crisp-tender. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve over cooked rice.
When your day is so hectic you don’t even have time to figure out your next meal, let alone the whole family’s, takeout is not your only option! This easy, 15-minute recipe can fit perfectly into your weekly meal plan. Made with pantry staples, this dish is hearty, satisfying and packed with delicious flavors!
To prepare this recipe, you’ll need chicken breast, either fresh or frozen, and Italian-style tomatoes. We recommend this kind as they add flavorful oregano, garlic and basil to the dish. If you don’t have these on hand, you may swap in fresh, diced tomatoes but be sure to add in extra seasoning. This savory, Mediterranean dish comes together in a matter of minutes, leaving you a lot more time to relax and sit down to a great meal.
Need more 15-minute meal ideas? Jazz up a classic rice side dish with this premium 15 Minute Savory Rice Pilaf or a White Rice and Red Bean Recipe. Why not give an egg fried rice recipe a try? It takes but half the time!
You might also enjoy preparing a fun and delicious semi-homemade treat like this creamy 15 Minute Vanilla Rice Pudding. As we say, there’s always room for a sweet finish to any meal!
When looking for quick and easy meal ideas, chicken and rice jump right to the top as a no-brainer combination. Make sure to keep Minute® Instant Rice on hand, along with vegetables and chicken breasts in your freezer. That way, you’re always moments away from a delicious meal. Make sure to check out our tips for making chicken and rice recipes for dinner ideas that your family will love!