Quick Italian Chicken and Rice

This Quick Italian Chicken and Rice dish is ready in minutes using Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice! Add your favorite veggies and dressing for a personal touch.

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Quick Italian Chicken and Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 1 min
Cooking time COOK TIME 4 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 1 min
Cooking time
COOK TIME 4 mins
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice
  • 1 cup frozen Asian-style vegetables
  • 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 2 tbsp Italian vinaigrette dressing

Instructions

  • Short on time? Our recipe for Quick Italian Chicken and Rice is the answer to your busy lifestyle. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time on you with our Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice cups.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, microwave vegetables on HIGH for 2 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Add chicken and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

    Step 4

  • Stir in dressing and serve over rice.

Italian in Minutes

Our microwavable Ready to Serve rice cups are revolutionizing meal time! You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to prepare a delicious meal complete with a protein, rice and veggies.

Need a quick lunch at the office? With just a few ingredients from the local store, you can toss this meal together in minutes.

Once you nail this Italian-inspired delicacy, we recommend you try our Cajun-inspired Red Beans and Rice.

Anything Goes!

Serve this dish as a dinner side along with a cooked chicken breast. Simply omit the chicken from the cooking instructions and you’re set. Or, make a vegetarian version of this dish by simply subbing out the chicken for tofu, protein-packed legumes, or another plant-based meat alternative. For more whole grains, you can also try this recipe with our Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa or Brown & Wild Rice.

To make this dish, begin with your favorite frozen veggies or stop by your grocer’s salad bar and pick up just what you need. This recipe is also a great way to use up any leftovers you have in the fridge, like shredded rotisserie chicken or roasted vegetables. Reuse the same ingredients in a fresh new way with our rice!

Not a fan of Italian vinaigrette dressing? Swap it out for one you do like and make this dish your own.

Need a vegetarian dinner option? Try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.

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