Chicken & Cheesy Garlic Rice

Busy nights call for simple dinners with bold, fresh flavors – like this easy-to-make chicken dish. Tender, marinated chicken, cheesy garlic rice and refreshing bell pepper come together for a meal that’s quick and filling.

Created by: Tasty

Serves: 2Prep: 20 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Simple Truth Organic™ Rosemary Honey Mustard Marinade
  • 2 Simple Truth Organic™ Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 package Simple Truth Organic™ 90 Second Whole Grain Rice
  • Handful baby spinach
  • Minced parsley, for garnish

Directions

  • In bag, toss together marinade and chicken. Let sit at least 10 minutes.
  • In skillet over medium-high heat, add vegetable oil. Cook chicken until seared, about 4 minutes. Flip and continue cooking another 4 minutes.
  • Cover pan; continue cooking until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Remove from heat; let chicken rest 5-10 minutes.
  • Cook rice according to package instructions.
  • In skillet over low heat, melt butter. Sauté garlic, bell pepper and salt until peppers have softened, 5-7 minutes. Stir in milk and mozzarella. Toss in rice to combine. Fold in baby spinach; remove from heat.
  • To serve, place chicken on top of rice and garnish with parsley.