Creamy Chicken and Rice
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This creamy delicious chicken and rice dish is ready in under 30 minutes and has a great flavor of garlic, Romano cheese, and bacon.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • 2 -3 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced thin
  • 1 cup rice (I use basmati)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-4 oz cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 oz grated Romano cheese
  • 2-3 teaspoon chicken bouillon or more for desired flavor
  • 1 cup mild shredded white cheese, cheddar, Monterey Jack, or similar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • additional Romano cheese
  • cooked bacon, crumbled
  1. In a 3-4 quart pot over medium-high heat saute butter with onion and garlic for 1 minute.
  2. Add in the chicken and rice and stir it with the chicken broth, add a 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Cover with a lid.
  4. Set a timer for 20 minutes.
  5. You'll bring everything to a boil, then immediately turn to low.
  6. When your timer goes off, remove the lid.
  7. Stir in the cheeses, bacon, and heavy cream, and chicken bouillon.
  8. It's ready to serve.
  9. Top with additional cheese and bacon.
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