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Zippy Chicken Rice Skillet

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  • Servings:

    4 (325 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    0 minutes


A traditional, easy meal that's hearty and filling, this easy skillet is a perfect meal to include in a meal prep plan to used up leftover rice and chicken from a previous dinner.Tip: If you don't have leftover brown rice on hand, sub in instant brown rice for a speedy cook time.
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup diced, cooked chicken breast
1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, drained
2 cups cooked brown rice
1 tsp. rosemary
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
Zippy Chicken Rice Skillet


1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
2. Add onion and garlic and saute until soft (4-5 minutes).
3. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on low heat until liquid is evaporated (5 minutes). Serve hot.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 4 (325 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 273 kcal (14%)
Calories from Fat 34 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 4 g (6%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (5%)
Cholesterol 30 mg (10%)
Sodium 409 mg (17%)
Total Carbohydrates 41 g (14%)
Dietary Fiber 7 g (27%)
Protein 19 g (31%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 4 mg (5%)
Calcium 79 mg (6%)
Iron 3 mg (15%)