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Calico Chicken Skillet

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound (1 Bird)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Uncooked regular rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Frozen mixed vegetables 10 Ounce
  Instant chicken broth 2 Ounce (2 Envelopes, 1 Ounce Each)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tarragon leaf 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
Directions

MAKING
1) Slice the chicken into serve-size pieces.
2) In a large skillet, heat oil. Add the chicken pieces and saute till brown on both sides.
3) Remove the chicken from the skillet and keep aside.
4) Add in onions and garlic and saute till they become soft.
5) Add in the rice and brown for about 3 minutes.
6) Add in water, mixed vegetables, chicken broth, salt and tarragon. Add in the chicken last.
7) Let the mixture come to a boil. Turn down the heat. Cook on simmer, covered for 30 minutes.
8) The chicken is done when it turns tender and all the liquid has been absorbed.

SERVING
9) Serve Calico Chicken Skillet hot, with steamed rice on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1008 Calories from Fat 499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g85.4%

Saturated Fat 13.8 g69.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 212.6 mg70.9%

Sodium 1176.1 mg49%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.5%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 61 g121.3%

Vitamin A 85.3% Vitamin C 31.7%

Calcium 15% Iron 28.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Calico Chicken Skillet Recipe