Spanish Rice with Chicken and Shrimp

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Spanish Rice with Chicken and Shrimp
Ingredients
8
ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1
6 3/4 ounce package Spanish rice pilaf mix or one 6.8-ounce package Spanish-flavored rice-and-vermicelli mix
 
Nonstick cooking spray
8
ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium green sweet pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
1/2
cup chopped red onion
3/4
teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
1
clove garlic, minced
1
cup frozen peas, thawed
1
4 ounce can diced green chili peppers
 
Salt
 
Pepper
Directions
  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Prepare the rice mix according to package directions, omitting any of the fat or cooking oil they suggest you add.
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook the chicken, sweet pepper, red onion, and thyme in the skillet until the chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in the undrained tomatoes, wine, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer the mixture, uncovered, for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp, peas, and chili peppers. Cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Serve over rice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Spanish Rice with Chicken and Shrimp)
    Per serving:
  • 361 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 122 mg chol.,
  • 1340 mg sodium,
  • 51 g carb.,
  • 31 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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