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Creamy Rice, Chicken and Spinach Dinner


"A hearty, flavorful skillet supper combines chicken breast strips flavored with Italian-inspired seasonings, quick-cooking brown rice, fresh tomatoes, and spinach. The dish is topped with Parmesan cheese before serving."
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30 m servings 415 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 (1-1/2 cup) servings)


  • Calories:
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 26.8 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 760 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat dressing in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 min. Add broth; bring to boil. Stir in rice; return to boil. Cover. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 5 min.
  2. Add cream cheese; cook 2 to 3 min. or until melted, stirring frequently. Add spinach. (Pan will be full.) Cook, covered, 1 min. or until spinach is wilted. Stir gently to mix in spinach.
  3. Remove pan from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 min. Stir in tomatoes; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


  • Make it Easy:
  • Purchase bagged pre-washed fresh baby spinach in your produce section.
  • Substitute:
  • Prepare using KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Dressing.

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  1. 24 Ratings

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This was really good. I followed the recipe, for the most part. I didn't have brown rice so I used instant white rice instead and added about 12oz of spinach, instead of 10 oz. This recipe wa...

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I don't know what I did wrong but it was not good. I followed recipe to a tee. Rice was not tender.

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This was really good. I followed the recipe, for the most part. I didn't have brown rice so I used instant white rice instead and added about 12oz of spinach, instead of 10 oz. This recipe wa...

Enjoyed this recipe a lot although altered it significantly due to lack of exact ingredients. I used balsamic vinaigrette. I used a bit over a pound of chicken (one 2 breast pack of Costco's sea...

This was amazing!! I cheated because I was starving after work. I used a handful of the precooked chicken breast strips, didn't have the same dressing so just used a couple squirts of the O&V th...

This is a great recipe base with lots of options for customizing it. I didn't have spinach or roasted red pepper Italian dressing. Substituted regular Italian dressing and sauteed red bell peppe...

I'm giving 5 stars for my modifications: I had chicken breast, some fresh spinach, but I substituted (what I had): Penne pasta instead of rice, half&half & italian cheese blend instead of cream ...

This recipe was wonderful although I did make changes. I diced the chicken and cooked it in 1/4 cup of the dressing. I added another 1/4 cup of the dressing to the broth too. I cooked 1 cup of b...

This was a very good meal - tasted yummy, as is and my family (husband and teenage daughter) really enjoyed it. However, I'm only giving it 4 stars because it's not quite perfect. Next time, I...

This was great, though I made some modifications based on suggestions here - added sautéed mushrooms, onions and garlic. Also just used regular Italian dressing which I likely doubled (I eyeball...

This recipe was more an inspiration than something I followed closely. I browned the chicken in a bit of butter, added Italian dressing, garlic, and mushrooms...also more spinach than what was c...