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Your Family Will Love This Skillet Chicken with Yellow Rice Recipe

Skillet Chicken and rice recipe

Your Family Will Love This Skillet Chicken with Yellow Rice Recipe

Sometimes, you need to turn to a classic for a good dinner. Chicken and rice is often the butt of jokes about people with boring taste, but this recipe certainly doesn't fit that bill. This chicken and yellow rice recipe is tastier than any other chicken and rice recipe you've ever had.

There's a reason chicken and rice is a dinner of choice among athletes and fitness trainers. It's a low-calorie, low-fat, high protein meal that helps maintain a healthy weight while building muscle. If you have any athletes in your home, they'll appreciate this dinner.

Of course, dinner isn't all about health. It has to taste good too, right? That's why we've included just the right type and amount of seasoning, to really lift your meal to a new level. Everyone in your family will be asking you when you're going to make this recipe again!

If you enjoy this recipe, we have tons of other chicken dinner recipes on our site. If you're growing bored with chicken, no worries. We have plenty of other dinner recipes, including ones that are a bit more indulgent than chicken and rice. You'll surely be able to find a recipe to suit every taste!

Skillet Chicken with Yellow Rice


1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup seeded and chopped green bell pepper
1 pound skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup long grain white rice
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


1.  Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

2.  Add the garlic, onion, and bell pepper; cook 2 minutes.

3.  Add the chicken and cook 2 minutes longer.

4.  Stir in the rice, turmeric, and cumin; cook 1 minute.

5.  Add the chicken broth, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil.

6.  Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until broth has evaporated (about 15 minutes).

7.  Remove from heat and stir in the parsley. Makes 4 servings.

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