Lemon Chicken and Rice

Lemon Chicken and Rice

"'With our busy ranch life, we often need to put meals on the table in a hurry,' writes Kat Thompson of Prineville, Oregon. 'This lemon-flavored chicken dish always fits the bill.'"
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25 m servings
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  1. In a skillet, cook first four ingredients in butter. Combine cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and salt if desired until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in rice and peas. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1-1/4 cups equals 361 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 797 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 28 g protein.

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Simple to make with ingredients most often have on-hand. I doubled it, and it turned out very well. As I have never buy instant rice, I also used regular rice (cooked in chicken broth instead ...

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The flavor of this recipe was good, but I didn't care for the instant rice in it. Parts of the rice were mushy, and other parts were crunchy. I will be trying this again, but I will cook the r...

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The flavor of this recipe was good, but I didn't care for the instant rice in it. Parts of the rice were mushy, and other parts were crunchy. I will be trying this again, but I will cook the r...

Simple to make with ingredients most often have on-hand. I doubled it, and it turned out very well. As I have never buy instant rice, I also used regular rice (cooked in chicken broth instead ...

4 stars with regular-cooking rice, cooked separately and added at the end, and black pepper added with first four ingredients. Subbed diced frozen broccoli for the peas. Could use more lemon, bu...

Excellent for a quick weeknight dinner! I used regular rice that I cooked beforehand instead of instant but overall could not have been happier with the end result. This is a great recipe and wi...

I cooked the butter, garlic, carrots and onions for a good 20 minutes, then added the chicken, let that cook for a few minutes, then added the liquid. I made jasmine rice, added that, let it sim...

A really good, easy, quick meal. Mom raved about it, my husband and I enjoyed it too. My only change was to use instant brown rice so I adjusted the cooking time, but came out perfect. Next tim...

This was a good simple meal. Very much comfort food. I made mine vegetarian by using a bag of Morningstar brand Chic'n strips and veggie broth. Added lots of black pepper and a couple tablesp...

With some tweaking this recipe turned out really good. I added another clove of garlic and a stalk of celery. The problem I had was that the rice was not cooked. I did use instant brown rice so ...

Absolutely delicious. Used instant brown rice instead of white. Also used a bit of flour instead of cornstarch.

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