One Skillet Chicken & Rice Dinner

This easy one-pan meal features chicken and rice cooked together with colorful veggies for a hearty weeknight dinner.



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Step 1:

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add the chicken pieces and cook for 3–4 minutes until lightly browned.

Step 3:

Stir in the bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4:

Add the tomatoes, cream of chicken, water, bay leaf, and season with salt and pepper.

Step 5:

Bring to a boil; then cover and cook for 20 minutes.

Step 6:

Stir in the rice, cover, and simmer for 20–30 minutes until liquid is absorbed.

Step 7:

Add the can of mixed vegetables and cook until heated through about 5 minutes. Enjoy! Leftovers can be refrigerated for up to 4 days.

*Turkey breast or chicken thighs can be substituted for the chicken breast.

**You can also try basmati or jasmine rice for extra flavor.

***This can be topped with freshly chopped parsley or cilantro.