Healthy Chicken for Two

Healthy Chicken for Two


  • 6-8 oz. skinless, boneless chicken (white or dark)
  • 2 T Best Choice® extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt-free garlic seasoning
  • ½ tsp Best Choice® cumin
  • ¼ tsp Best Choice® ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Best Choice® crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup Best Choice® long-grain brown rice
  • ¼ cup wild rice
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can Best Choice® stewed tomatoes, Mexican
  • ½ can water
  • Garnishes of Choice (Best Choice® cheese, Best Choice® sour cream, cilantro, etc.)


  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  • Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a non-reactive skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken.
  • Sprinkle with garlic seasoning, cumin and black pepper and hot pepper flakes, if using.
  • Stir until chicken is browned and remove from heat. (Chill until ready to serve.)
  • To skillet, add remaining oil, brown rice and wild rice.
  • Stir until it begins to brown and starts to smell nutty.
  • Add tomatoes and ½ can water to rinse can.
  • Bring to boil and simmer 40 minutes, or until rice is almost cooked.
  • Return chicken to skillet and cook an additional 5 minutes to finish cooking rice and chicken.
  • Serve with any or all garnishes.

Serves 2. Very easy doubled or tripled.