Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Chicken and Rice-Simple yet Satisfying

Here is a simple, yet tasty recipe for chicken and rice from Dr. Oz in his collection of recipes

Chicken and Rice


2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast

1-1/2 cup brown rice

1 15-oz. can of tomato sauce

Juice of 1 lime or lemon

2 tsps olive oil

1 cup water

salt and pepper to taste

1 16-oz package of frozen peas, thawed

2 tbsps fresh cilantro, chopped

Place chicken, rice, tomato sauce, lime juice, oil and water in a large pot over medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil. Cover the pot and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in peas, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Let cook 5 - 10 more minutes or until rice is tender.