Fast Chicken and Rice


High heat and thin pieces of chicken mean this is a quick and easy dinner recipe. Use your favorite bottled stir-fry sauce.

Fast Chicken Rice
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 8.8 ounce package cooked brown or white rice

  • ½ cup frozen peas

  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders, halved crosswise

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • ¼ cup bottled stir-fry sauce

  • Packaged oven-roasted sliced almonds


  1. Stir peas into rice pouch. Heat in microwave according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook and stir chicken in hot oil over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until no longer pink. Stir rice mixture into skillet. Stir in stir-fry sauce; heat through. Sprinkle each serving with almonds. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

311 Calories
9g Fat
25g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 311
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 453mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 366mg 8%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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