Zesty Chicken and Rice


Zesty Chicken and Rice

One of our most-loved chicken recipes, Zesty Chicken and Rice is made with a few pantry ingredients that you probably have on-hand. Ready in just 40 minutes, it is also a quick recipe that you can whip up in no time. With a tiny bit of kick, it's flavor will have you making a little bit extra just for leftovers. Save yourself some time and money and enjoy this budget friendly dish tonight.


Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time30 min


  • 1 1/4 cup Swanson Chicken Broth or Swanson Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup uncooked regular long grain white rice
  • 2 cans (4.5 ounces each) Swanson Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup of something
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  1. Heat the broth, garlic powder, basil and tomatoes in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Stir in the rice. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Stir the chicken, peas and hot pepper sauce in the saucepan. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the rice is tender.

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It would be one cup of some other kind of vegetable along with the peas.

excuse me but where do i get the something mechioned in the recipe


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