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Primavera Chicken & Rice

Primavera Chicken & Rice dish


1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
3/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
1 cup chopped onion
4 tsp. minced fresh garlic
2-1/4 cups chicken broth
1 cup uncooked Riceland Extra Long Grain Rice
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
3 cups frozen cauliflower/broccoli/carrot mixture
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese


In large nonstick skillet, melt butter. Add chicken. Cook and stir over medium-high heat 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 3-5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in broth, rice and basil; bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Reduce heat to simmer (low boil); cover and cook 10 minutes. Sprinkle frozen vegetables and sliced mushrooms over rice mixture. Cook and cover 7-8 minutes or until frozen vegetables are heated through. Stir in Parmesan cheese until mixture is smooth. (From our "Rice Sensations" cookbook)