Cajun Chicken and Rice

Cajun Chicken and Rice
Romulo Yanes
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preparation
25
minutes
cooking
55
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

1
cup
brown rice
2
tablespoons
olive oil
1
small onion, sliced
2
cloves
garlic, sliced
1
bay leaf
1
14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
2
cups
frozen cut okra
1
cup
frozen corn
1/4
teaspoon
cayenne pepper
kosher salt and black pepper
1 1/2
cups
shredded rotisserie chicken

Directions

  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and bay leaf and cook until softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, okra, corn, cayenne, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook until the vegetables are tender, 6 to 7 minutes more. Add the chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve over the rice.

 

Sarah Copeland
March 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 439
  • Protein 23 g
  • Carbohydrate 59 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Fat 12 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Calcium 118 mg
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Sodium 539 mg
  • Cholesterol 47 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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