Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Garden Vegetable & Chicken Skillett

Don't you just love those meals that are quick, easy & all in one pan? I do too! You will enjoy this one-skillet dinner.

1 1/2# boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
1 medium yellow summer squash, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, chopped
2 tbsp butter
3 c fresh baby spinach
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp pepper
1 c uncooked instant brown rice
1 1/4 c water
1 tbsp lemon juice

In a large skillet, saute the chicken, squash, onion & carrot in butter for 5-6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Drain. Add spinach, garlic, salt, thyme & pepper. Cook 2 minutes. Stir in rice & water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover & simmer for 10-15 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in lemon juice.

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