Brown Rice, Mushroom and Chicken Recipe

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Makes 3 Stuffed chicken breasts
Prep Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 50 mins
Ingredients

  • 3 Medium boneless chicken breasts
  • 150g/5oz Brown rice
  • 6 Medium mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  • Rinse the rice in running cold water
  • Bring to the boil 1 ½ pints/0.85 litres of water
  • Add the rice and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Meanwhile, make a cut lengthways ¾ of the way through the chicken breast, open out and bash the breast flat
  • When the rice is cooked drain and put to one side
  • Lay the chicken breasts on individual squares of oiled aluminium foil, making sure the foil is slightly bigger than the chicken
  • Put 1/3rd of the rice along the centre of the chicken
  • Put 1/3rd of the sliced mushrooms on top of the rice
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Carefully roll the chicken in the foil, seal the ends to make a parcel
  • Do this for the 2 remaining chicken breasts
  • Place in a roasting dish and cook in a preheated oven 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6 for 30 minutes
  • Can be served hot or cold
    Equipment
  • Medium roasting dish
  • Medium saucepan
  • Aluminium foil

Shopping List

  • 3 Medium boneless chicken breasts
  • 150g/5oz Brown rice
  • 6 Medium mushrooms
  • Extra virgin olive oil
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Kim May 18, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Oh gee, i really like this! And healthy too!

Barry May 18, 2009 at 2:00 pm

Hi Kim, lucky I didn’t pick up the pudding rice.

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