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Friday's Healthier Recipe (Chicken Pilaf)

Posted by on Jun. 15, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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CHICKEN PILAF

3/4 cup chopped onions

1/2 cup chopped celery

2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast

1 cup sliced mushrooms

pinch of dried thyme leaves

1 can reduced-sodium chicken broth, defatted

1/2 cup dry white wine or apple juice

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

1 Tbs minced garlic

1 tsp curry powder

1-1/2 cups uncooked white rice

Lightly coat a Dutch oven with non-stick spray and set it over med-high heat.  When the pot is hot, add the onions, celery, chicken, mushrooms and thyme.  Saute, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until the onions are soft but not browned.

Add the broth, wine or apple juice, water, parsley, garlic and curry powder.  Bring to a boil, then stir in the rice.

Reduce the heat to med-low, cover and cook for 20 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.

Serves 4

Per serving: 390 calories, 2.6 g total fat (6% of calories), 0.6 g saturated fat, 43 mg cholesterol, 292 mg sodium

*recipe taken from Prevention's Healthy One-Dish Meals in Minutes 

by on Jun. 15, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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gmadiane
by Silver Member on Jun. 15, 2012 at 10:09 AM

sounds good

MamaMandee
by Mandee on Jun. 15, 2012 at 11:38 AM

Sounds great!

Flaca43
by Platinum Member on Jun. 15, 2012 at 11:40 AM
This sounds good!
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taniamorse85
by Silver Member on Jun. 16, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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This sounds amazing!  It sounds like a really flavorful, yet healthy, dish.  I'd probably sneak in some more mushrooms because I love them so much.

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