Parmesan Chicken and Rice

Serves 4
Total Time 30 min.

1  tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1  teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
3/4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/2 dry white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup uncooked instant rice
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, thyme, and mushrooms, saute 5 minutes or until onion is tender.  Add chicken; saute 4 minutes or until chicken is slightly browned. Add wine, salt, and pepper; cook 3 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates.

2. Stir in rice and broth. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.  Stir in cheese and parsley. Enjoy! 



  1. This looks SO delicious!!! Maybe we need to come over so you can make us some. Lol….Ok, I suppose I could try it myself. But it tastes so much better made by someone else. -nirma

  2. Come on over, lady! You guys are welcome anytime!!

    Oh, and I totally agree with you. It ALWAYS tastes better when someone else makes it. That’s why I love to eat out!!

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