Chicken & Rice

Number of Servings: 6 (536g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour

This traditional meal is easy to prepare and scales up easily and inexpensively to feed a crowd.

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped green pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped red pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • ¼ cup corn
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups rice
  • ½ cup peas
  • 2 oz. olives
  • ¼ cup raisins

Directions

  1. In large pot, brown chicken pieces in oil.
  2. Add water, tomatoes, green and red peppers, celery, carrots, corn, onion, cilantro, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat until chicken is tender (20-30 minutes).
  3. Remove chicken from pot and place in refrigerator. Add rice, peas, and olives to pot. Cover pot and cook on low until rice is cooked (20 minutes).
  4. Stir in the chicken and raisins and cook until raisins are plump and chicken is warm (5-8 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 536g

Amount per serving
Calories 385
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 310mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 19g
Protein 42g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 72.7mg 6%
Iron 3.3mg 20%
Potassium 890mg 20%
Vitamin A 154.8mcg 15%
Vitamin C 36.2mg 40%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 10%
Vitamin K 34.4mcg 30%
Thiamin 0.4mg 30%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 23mg 140%
Vitamin B6 1.2mg 70%
Folate 91.1mcg 23%
Vitamin B12 0.9mcg 35%
Biotin 3.2mcg 10%
Chloride 77.8mg 4%
Pantothenate 2.9mg 60%
Phosphorus 439.2mg 35%
Iodine 3.1mcg 2%
Magnesium 80.6mg 20%
Zinc 3.4mg 30%
Selenium 46.2mcg 80%
Copper 0.3mg 30%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.8mcg 2%
Molybdenum 5.4mcg 10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Water, Chicken, Chicken Breast, White Rice, Tomatoes, Onion, Green Pepper, Green Peas, Carrots, Black Olives (ripe Olives, Water, Salt, Ferrous Gluconate (to Stabilize Color)), Raisins, Red Bell Pepper, Whole Corn, Celery, Soybean Oil, Cilantro, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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