Chicken and Broccoli Rice Pilaf


Chicken and Broccoli Rice Pilaf

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White square bowl of chicken and broccoli rice pilaf

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 9
    1 (14.5 oz) can Hy-Vee reduced-sodium chicken broth
    1 ½ c. Hy-Vee apple juice
    2 (6.2 oz each) boxes fast-cooking long grain and wild rice
    1 (12 oz) bag frozen Hy-Vee steam quick broccoli
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee butter
    1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    ½ c. sliced green onions
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tsp. lemon zest
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee dried basil
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    1 Hy-Vee rotisserie chicken, skin removed, deboned and chopped
    ¼ c. toasted pine nuts


    1. In a large saucepan, combine broth, apple juice and rice. (Discard seasoning packets) Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside 5 to 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
    2. Meanwhile, cook broccoli in microwave according to package instructions. Set aside.
    3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Sauté bell pepper, green onion and garlic until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in lemon zest, basil and black pepper. Add rice, broccoli, chicken and pine nuts; heat through.

    Nutrition facts


    310 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 10g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 750mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 36g
    • Protein: 14g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 8%
    Vitamin C 60%
    Iron 15%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Spring 2012.