Monday, July 5, 2010

Favorite Chicken

Favorite Chicken aka Chicken Risotto
From Sooz

6 T. butter/margarine
1 lb. chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 C. uncooked rice
3 green onions, chopped
3 C. chicken broth
1 tsp. basil
1 C. shredded cheese

In a large skillet melt 2 T. butter. Add chicken and cook over medium heat about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet. Add 4 T. butter, rice and garlic to skillet and cook until rice is lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add green onions and mushrooms if desired. Cook 2 minutes. Stire in chicken broth and basil. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in chicken, continue simmering until chicken is heated and rice is tender, about 5 minutes. Top with cheese and serve! Makes about 6 servings.

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