Chicken and Rice

Added to Recipes on Tue 08/10/2010

Chicken and Rice


2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast

1 1/2 cup brown rice

1 (15 oz) can of tomato sauce

Juice of 1 lime or lemon

2 tsp olive oil

1 cup water

salt and pepper to taste

1 (16oz) package of frozen peas, thawed

2 tbsp 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.

Recipe copyright 2008 by HealthCorps, Inc. from Cook Before You Eat - HealthCorps' Healthy Cookbook for Teens. Used with permission.