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Panda’s Chicken Paella

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Panda’s Chicken Paella

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Paella
Servings: 6
Calories: 301kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 breast chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp, ground black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup, whole mushrooms, white
  • 1 medium (2-1/2″ dia) onion
  • 1 medium whole (2-3/5″ dia) tomato, red
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp, crumbled bay leaf
  • 4 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 1/2 cup RICE, BROWN, MEDIUM-GRAIN, RAW
  • 1 cup GREEN BEANS, SNAP
  • 2 cup spinach
  • 1 cup pineapple

Instructions

  • Heat 1T olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cut chicken in half, lengthwise; season with pepper and 1/4 tsp salt and add to skillet.  Brown chicken and cook until no longer pink; approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Place chicken aside, covered. Add cut mushrooms in half and cook them in skillet used for chicken; cook 2-3 minutes; transfer to chicken platter.
  • Dice onion and add to skillet; add more oil if needed. Cook until it becomes opaque; 5-7 minutes. While onions cook, chop and remove seeds from tomatoes. Add to skillet along with minced garlic and bay leaf. Cook for 8 minutes; add chicken broth rice, chicken, mushrooms, beans and saffron. Boil then simmer, uncovered, 20-25 minutes; until rice has absorbed water. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving over bed of spinach and pineapple. 
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Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 472mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g

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