Chicken and Rice

Standard

A one dish meal

2 whole chicken breasts split in 1/2 (4 pieces)
2 Tbsp butter
1/2 onion diced
3 cloves minced garlic
1/2 lb sliced baby bella mushrooms
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup rice
1 cup chicken broth
juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper

season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper
melt the butter in a large skillet. add the chicken skin side down  and cook until browned,5 minutes or so and turn over
scatter the mushrooms,bay leaf,onion and garlic around the chicken and brown the other side,about 5 more minutes
add the wine and cook until its almost evaporated
remove the chicken breasts and add the rice and broth. stir so the rice is completely covered. place the chicken breast skin side up on top of the rice.
sprinkle the lemon juice over the chicken cover and cook over medium heat 20 minutes or until the rice is tender

serves 4

 

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