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Lemon Basil Skillet Chicken with Rice

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 4 4 oz boneless skinless
  • -chicken breast halves
  • Paprika
  • 1 1/2 c Hot water
  • 1 1/2 c Uncooked instant white rice
  • 2 tb Margarine or butter
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 ts Dried basil leaves
  • 1/4 ts Salt


1. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over high
heat until hot. Sprinkle both sides of chicken breast halves with paprika.
Add chicken to skillet; immediately reduce heat to medium-high. Cover; cook
4 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, place hot water in medium saucepan. Cover tightly; bring to a
boil. Stir in rice; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

3. Turn chicken; cover and cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or until no
longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; place on serving
platter. Cover to keep warm.

4. In same skillet, combine margarine, lemon juice, basil and salt; mix
well. if necessary, return to heat to melt margarine.

5. Place rice on serving platter; arrange chicken on top of rice. Spoon
margarine mixture over chicken.

4 servings.

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