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Easy Chicken and Rice


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Ingredients:

MAIN ITEMS
  • 1 c Uncooked brown rice
  • 2 c Water
  • 1/2 ts Or less salt
  • 1 tb Parsley flakes
  • 1 3-lb whole frying chicken ( I use several boneless skinless chicken breasts instead)
  • 1/2 ts (or less) salt
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS THAT I
-USE
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1/2 c Raisins
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans
  • OPTION INGREDIENTS YOU MAY
-LIKE
  • 1/2 lb Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c Unsweetened pineapple
  • 1/4 c Chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 c Chopped celery

Directions:

(From Whole Foods For the Whole Family)
 
1. Combine rice, water, 1/2 t. salt, butter and parsley. Mix well.
 
2.Bring to a boil.
 
3.Rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
 
4.Place over rice;reduce heat.
 
5.Simmer;tightly covered, for 45 to 60 minutes or until water is absorbed and chicken is tender.
 
6.For a fancier meal, saute any or all of the optional ingredients and add to rice before seasoning.
 
Posted to Recipe Archive - 08 Dec 96
 
submitted by: kelsben@tricon.net
 
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 96 2:31:52 EST