Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie “Rice” Recipe

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Tracy Boyd Modified: March 23, 2022
Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie “Rice” Recipe

How To Make Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie “Rice”

Put together a low carb this with this cheesy chicken served with riced broccoli and cauliflower. This 30-minute dish is served with melty cheddar.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½lbchicken breast,boneless, skinless, cubed small
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • black pepper,to taste
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 2clovesgarlic,crushed
  • ¼cuponion,chopped
  • 12ozriced cauliflower and broccoli
  • cupreduced fat sharp cheddar


  1. Season chicken with ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, garlic powder, and black pepper, to taste.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat. When hot, add ½ teaspoon oil and add half of the chicken.

  3. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until no longer pink in the center and browned on the edges. Set aside.

  4. Repeat with the remaining chicken.

  5. Add the remaining ½ teaspoon of oil, onion, and garlic and cook over medium heat for about 2 minutes, until soft. Add the riced vegetables (frozen), ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper.

  6. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until heated through.

  7. Return the chicken to the skillet, top with the cheese, and cover.

  8. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes low heat until the cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 351.83kcal
  • Fat: 15.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.92g
  • Fiber: 8.63g
  • Sugar: 7.05g
  • Protein: 33.46g
  • Cholesterol: 77.19mg
  • Sodium: 680.88mg
  • Calcium: 180.12mg
  • Potassium: 1364.43mg
  • Iron: 3.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 92.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 236.13mg
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