Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice
My Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice makes the perfect dinner for the whole family!
Packed with veggies and loaded with oozing cheese on top. My favorite!
Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 15 min | Total time: 30 min

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups white rice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Directions
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Saute carrots, celery, onions and garlic for 5 minutes until slightly softened. Pour in chicken broth and stir in rice. Cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is cooked and liquid gone. Stir and season with salt, pepper, paprika, garlic salt and red pepper flakes. Stir in chicken and parsley. Top with cheese and cover with lid to melt. Remove lid and serve warm.
  2. Makes 8 Servings
  3. source recipe: https://picky-palate.com/weeknight-cheesy-chicken-rice
Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice Weeknight Cheesy Chicken and Rice Reviewed by maxicode on September 25, 2018 Rating: 5
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