BAKED RICE WITH CHICKEN AND KIELBASA

 

  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C jasmine rice, uncooked
  • 3 1/4 C chicken broth, fat free
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • pinch of saffron, crushed
  • 1 pound chicken breast, skinless
  • 14 oz turkey kielbasa, extra lean
  • 1 leek, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 C frozen peas
  • salt & pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Heat chicken broth, thyme and saffron until very hot.
  • Cut chicken and kielbasa into bite-sized pieces and put in large casserole dish. Add sliced leeks, minced garlic, peas and uncooked rice.
  • Toss until well mixed.
  • Pour hot broth over mixture.
  • Bake uncovered, 45 minutes, or until rice is tender and broth is absorbed.
  • This makes 8 hearty one cup servings.
  • Nutritional Info per Serving
  • Calories:276.6
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.5g
  • Protein: 22.1g

Notes

Trying to put together lighter, family friendly recipes that even my pickiest eater will like, I came up with this. It's really good... and very low fat!

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