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Chicken & Spinach Rice

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  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, divided
  Chicken flavored rice and vermicelli mix 8 Ounce (1 Package, Reserve Seasoning Packet)
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cut up cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned sliced water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Sliced almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Unwrap spinach and place on plate.
Microwave at High for 4 to 6 minutes, or until defrosted.
Drain thoroughly, pressing to remove excess moisture.
Set aside.
In 2-quart casserole, combine 2 tablespoons butter and rice and vermicelli.
Microwave at High for 4 to 6 minutes, or until vermicelli is light brown, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Stir in water, seasoning packet, poultry seasoning and pepper.
Microwave at High for 5 to 10 minutes, or until mixture starts to thicken and liquid is partially absorbed, stirring once.
Stir in chicken, spinach and water chestnuts.
Microwave at High for 6 to 8 minutes, or until rice is tender.
Set aside.
Place almonds and remaining 1 tablespoon butter in 9-inch pie plate.
Microwave at High for 4 to 6 minutes, or until light golden brown, stirring twice.
Sprinkle over top of casserole.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2121 Calories from Fat 802

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g139.8%

Saturated Fat 34.4 g171.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 317.9 mg106%

Sodium 3971.1 mg165.5%

Total Carbohydrates 227 g75.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109.2%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 123 g245.9%

Vitamin A 579.4% Vitamin C 147.2%

Calcium 336.5% Iron 239.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken & Spinach Rice Recipe