Broccoli Chicken with Brown Rice

Ingredients:

1-lbs chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 cup brown rice

1 ½ cups low sodium chicken broth

2 Tbsp olive oil

2 tsp ground garlic

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp black pepper

2 cups broccoli cut into bite sized pieces

1 Tbsp whole wheat flour

Directions:

Directions for Brown Rice

1. Combine 1 cup brown rice and 2 cups of water into a small sauce pan.

2. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, medium-low and cover.

3. Let rice simmer for 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.

4. Fluff rice with a fork.

Directions for Chicken (To be made while rice is simmering)

1. Heat large skillet on medium high heat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil.

2. Add cubed chicken, ground garlic, dried thyme, and black pepper to the skillet.

3. Add broccoli to the skillet and cook covered for 2 minutes.

4. Add low sodium chicken broth to the skillet.

5. Slowly add whole wheat flour to skillet.

6. Cook until sauce thickens and chicken is done.

7. Serve over brown rice.

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