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One Skillet Broccoli and Rice Ranch Chicken Recipe - An easy weeknight skillet dinner that is ready in under 30 minutes with ranch-mix seasoned chicken, broccoli and rice.

One Skillet Broccoli and Rice Ranch Chicken Recipe

An easy weeknight skillet dinner that is ready in under 30 minutes with ranch-mix seasoned chicken, broccoli and rice.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 276 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 4 (12-ounces) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 package (1 ounce) Ranch Seasoning Mix, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 red bell pepper , cored, seeded and diced (cut them up smaller for faster cooking)
  • 3 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 1-1/2 cups instant rice (you can also use instant brown rice)
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons bacon bits , optional
  • freshly chopped parsley or cilantro

Instructions

  1. Place half of the seasoning mix in a bowl and toss the chicken pieces until well coated.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add the onion, garlic, and bell pepper; continue to cook for 3 minutes, or until veggies are tender, stirring frequently.
  5. In the meantime, combine chicken broth and the remaining seasoning mix in a bowl; whisk to combine.
  6. Add broccoli and rice to the skillet.
  7. Pour the chicken broth mixture into the skillet; stir and bring to a boil.
  8. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken broth has been absorbed.
  9. Stir in the bacon bits.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Garnish with parsley or cilantro.
  12. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 6

Nutrition Facts
One Skillet Broccoli and Rice Ranch Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 257mg11%
Potassium 788mg23%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1390IU28%
Vitamin C 102.7mg124%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.