Cajun Chicken and Rice Skillet
Cajun Chicken and Rice Skillet
  • prep: 12 min
  • cook: 18 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This bold and spicy Cajun chicken and rice skillet is the perfect weeknight meal! It's packed full of flavor and is ready to go in just 30 minutes!

    Ingredients

    • 1 c. uncooked long-grain white rice
    • 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tsp. salt
    • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" cubes
    • 2-3 tbsp. Cajun or Creole seasoning
    • 2 tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 small yellow onion, diced
    • 2 c. diced bell pepper (red, green, orange or yellow)
    • 1¼ c. sliced okra (fresh or frozen)
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 (14-oz.) can fire roasted diced tomatoes (I used Muir Glen)
    • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
    • 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 269 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 78 mg 26.15%
    • Sodium: 2102 mg 87.58%
    • Calcium: 68 mg 6.76%
    • Potassium: 270 mg 7.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.68%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.76%
    • Vitamin C 30.5%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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