Quick Chicken Risotto

Quick Chicken Risotto

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this chicken risotto dinner – a tasty Italian rice dish.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/2
pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1
cup uncooked regular long grain rice
1/2
pound asparagus, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
4
ounces sliced Canadian-style bacon, cut up
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in skillet 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown.
  2. Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer without stirring 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in asparagus, Canadian bacon and basil. Cover and simmer without stirring 8 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender and chicken is no longer pink in center; remove from heat. Stir in cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Canadian-style bacon adds a delicious smoky flavor with less fat and fewer calories than ham. But leftover cooked ham can be used if Canadian bacon is not available.
Time-Saver
Risotto is a wonderful Italian rice dish made by slowly stirring broth into rice as it cooks. This streamlined dish has a similar creamy texture, but we've eliminated the constant stirring.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 55),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 920mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.