Lemony Chicken Breast w/ Rice

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chicken-rice-ay-1875585-l Courtesy of All You magazine (May 2008)
Prep: 10 min.
Cook: 3 hrs
Serves: 4
Cost per serving: $2.25

Ingredients –

4 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
4 boneless chicken breast halves
salt and pepper
4 cups canned, low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cupss long grain rice
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley

Directions –

1)  Melt 2 tbsp. butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add onion and cook until softened, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes.  Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Scrape into slow cooker.

2)  Sprinkle chicken with salt. Melt remaining 2 tbsp. butter in skillet over medium-high heat until foaming. Add chicken breast halves and cook until browned, about 2 minutes perside.  Transfer to slow cooker.

3)  Add 1 cup brother and lemon juice to skillet and bring to a boil, scraping browned bits from bottom of pan.  Add to slow cooker along with remaining broth, rice and 1 tsp. salt. Stir, cover and cook on low until chicken is cooked through and rice is tender, 2-3 hours.

4)  Remove chicken, stir parsley into rice and season with salt and pepper. Divide rice onto 4 plates and top each with a piece of chicken; serve immediately.

Nutritional Info-

534 cal.; 15g fat (8g Sat.), 54mg Chol., 2g fiber, 20g Pro, 80g carb., 323mg sodium