Zippy Chicken Rice Skillet - 2 Guiding Stars
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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
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and sauté until soft (4-5 minutes).
  3. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on low heat until liquid is evaporated (5 minutes). Serve hot.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 275; Total Fat 4g (5% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (4% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 30mg (10% DV); Sodium 410mg (18% DV); Total Carbohydrate 41g (15% DV); Dietary Fiber 7g (24% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 19g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 15% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Manganese 60% DV; Niacin 60% DV; Selenium 40% DV.
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