Recipe for Brown Rice Chicken Skillet Dinner

Brown Rice Chicken Skillet Dinner


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 x 14½-ounce can whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 x 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasonings
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • 1 x 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until Onion is tender.
  2. Add chicken and cook just until chicken loses its pink color, stirring constantly.
  3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in rice, spinach and ¼ cup cheese; heat thoroughly. Sprinkle with remaining ¼ cup cheese just before serving.


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