Wild Rice Chicken Skillet

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 40 min
  • serves 4

With wild rice, tender chicken and some fresh spinach, this meal is super healthy and quick to make.

Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.

99 Ratings
Directions for: Wild Rice Chicken Skillet


3 cup cooked wild rice

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

6 baby Bella mushrooms, cut into 6 pieces

2 cup baby spinach, packed

¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken stock

pinch dried basil

pinch dried red chili flakes

½ cup fat-free sour cream

1 cup part-skim Cheddar cheese, shredded

½ tsp salt


fresh parsley, for serving


1. Using an oven safe skillet (all stainless steel), heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear on both sides until golden, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

2. Add mushrooms to the skillet; stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Deglaze skillet with chicken stock. Stir in spinach, rice, sour cream, dried basil and chili flakes.

3. Add the chicken breasts back to the skillet, sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake at 350ºF for 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.

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