Recipe for 8-20-2010

Danielle B
By Danielle B Latest Reply 2010-08-20 16:08:37 -0500
Started 2010-08-20 12:15:04 -0500

Cheese, Chicken, Vegetables, and Rice Dinner

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) chicken broth
2 cups MINUTE White Rice, uncooked
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen vegetable blend, thawed
3/4 lb. (12 oz.) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut up

Spray large skillet with no stick cooking spray. Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 3 minutes or until browned.
Add broth; stir. Bring to boil.
Stir in rice, vegetables and prepared cheese product; cover. Cook on low heat 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Stir until prepared cheese product is melted.


Hate to say it but there is not as much fiber in this recipe as I would like unless you want to add more of the vegetables. You can also cut on the fat by using a fat-free chicken broth and this will not decrease the flavor of the dish. It is good protein with the chicken being boneless and skinless. The calorie intake is about 350 g and the carbs are at 30g or 2 servings. You can reduce the amount of rice that you eat to decrease the amount of carbs if you are having a bad day with your bs. These are accurate numbers because I fed the information into a nutrition program and got actual amounts for this recipe to make 4 servings.

Danielle :)

5 replies

Guardianstone 2010-08-20 16:08:37 -0500 Report

Sounds good. So many recipies are full of things I am allergic to. Thank you for something I don't have to modify too much.

Guardian stone

bettymachete 2010-08-20 14:43:00 -0500 Report

Hmmm I mean no disrespect but I am wondering why you see this as being a good dish for a diabetic. Processed "cheese" 3 carbs and minute rice white that has 28 g carbs alone per 1/3 cup.

Danielle B
Danielle B 2010-08-20 15:06:35 -0500 Report

Yes the rice is a lot of carbs but even a diabetic needs so many carbs per meal. This is a whole meal not just the side dish. And you do not eat a whole 1/3 cup of rice per serving. I also included that if you needed to cut the carbs you could eat less rice and I encouraged that you increase the vegetable portion. The cheese is a special item that is rarely used and is allowed on occassion. The ideal meal plan takes into consideration "MODERATION" and not over eating at any time during the day. Take it as a whole and not as a piece by piece meal.

Thanks for reading and your concern for others and their meal choices!

Danielle :)

bettymachete 2010-08-20 15:42:11 -0500 Report

I'm sorry if I offended you. it wasn't intentional. I was just a bit surprised. 1/2 cup of rice is 1 serving of this meal correct? Well as with any recipe I always convert to meet my needs anyway. I just figured offering options such as a natural cheese rather than a heavy sodium processed cheese food. Brown Rice or Barley other whole grains would be a better option, because they digest slower, and add fiber.

Kaiyle 2010-08-20 12:41:28 -0500 Report

This sounds absolutely amazing!!! I'm looking so forward to making it!!! Thank you for what you contribute to this community. It is much appreciated.