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Lemon Chicken and Rice Recipe

Lemon Chicken and Rice Recipe
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Try this nice chicken and rice with a lemony flavor. We simmered the chicken in a delicious lemon-broth liquid until to boil so that with every bite, you get a zest of lemon but still taste a meaty chicken flavor. You’ll be cutting the chicken like butter. This is a great meal to cook for the whole family.


Have a spoonful of this lemon chicken and rice recipe. Tender chicken brightened up with a zesty lemon broth, with rice added for a complete meal.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 14 mins
Total: 19 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into strips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 14.5 oz chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt, optional
  • cup instant rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup peas, frozen

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, cook the chicken, onion, carrot, and garlic in butter for 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. In a bowl combine cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and salt if desired until smooth.
  3. Gradually add the mixture to skillet; continue heating until boiling. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Stir in peas until boiling. Then add rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 29mg
  • Calories: 250kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 59mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 459mg
  • Protein: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 579mg
  • Vitamin A: 2331IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
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