Low GI Chicken Faux Risotto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.2
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.0 mg
  • Sodium: 533.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 28.1 g

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Made with brown rice instead of traditional arborio. Serves 2. Made with brown rice instead of traditional arborio. Serves 2.
Number of Servings: 2


    200g skinless chicken breast, cubed
    1 cup quick cook brown rice
    1 1/2 teaspoon chicken stock powder
    1 1/2 cups hot water
    1/2 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
    1 small carrot, peeled and chopped
    1 tomato, chopped


Combine 1/2 cup of hot water with 1/2 teaspoon of chicken stock powder, and allow to come to the boil in a large non-stick pan. Add the cubed chicken, ensuring it's in one layer, and cover for approximately 3 minutes or until cooked through.

Add peas, carrot, tomato and stock powder and rice; stir. Add remaining 1 cup of water, cover and cook for 10 minutes (or however long your rice needs to cook according to packet directions), stirring regularly.

Serves 2.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JUZZYMUFFIN.

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