Chicken Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kablair1

Makes 6 servings



Delicious, easy and fast - makes great leftovers too! To cut calories, use a non-dairy butter and to boost vitamins add more vegatables - personally I love putting in some broccoli!

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Risotto

6 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 lb chicken breasts, boned, skinned, and cut into thin strips
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
1/4 lb mushrooms, sliced
3 green onions, chopped
2 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon basil

Recipe Directions for Chicken Risotto

In large skillet, melt 2 T. butter. Add chicken and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until pieces are browned, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet. Add remaining butter, rice and garlic to skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until rice is lightly browned, about 5 minutes, Add mushrooms and green onion. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and basil. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Gently stir in chicken. Continue simmering until chicken is heated through and rice is tender, about 5 minutes.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
434
Calories from Fat
161
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.9g
28%
Saturated Fat
9.0g
45%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Sodium
406mg
17%
Potassium
392mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
38.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
27.6g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 4% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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