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Oriental Chicken Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Loose pack frozen mixed vegetables 2 Cup (32 tbs) (beans, broccoli, mushrooms, and red peppers)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked cubed chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted peanuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped (optional)
Directions

In a 2-quart casserole micro-cook vegetables, water, and bouillon granules, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) 7 to 8 minutes or till boiling.
Stir in rice, then let stand, covered, 5 to 8 minutes or till rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Stir chicken, sherry, soy sauce, and pepper into rice mixture.
Stir together water and cornstarch.
Stir into chicken-and-rice mixture.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (HIGH) 3 to 5 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every minute.
Micro-cook 30 seconds more.
If desired, sprinkle peanuts atop.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
6 Minutes

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