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Drumstick Skillet with Rice

Looking for a quick and easy dinner? Chicken drumsticks are browned and then simmered in a flavorful rice and vegetable mixture.

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
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recipe is ready in 30-60 minutes time: 30-60 minutes

serves/makes:   4


recipe id: 15828
cook method: stovetop

Drumstick Skillet with Rice Recipe
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1 package chicken drumsticks
1 tablespoon butter
1 2/3 cup water
6 ounces rice
2 cups vegetables such as green beans, peas and/or carrots
herbs and spices of your choice


Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Cover and cook 8 minutes, turning once. Remove chicken. Add water, rice, seasonings, and vegetables, stir well. Top with chicken.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and juices run clear when chicken is pierced. Remove from heat; let stand covered 5 minutes before serving.


320 calories, 10 grams fat, 38 grams carbohydrates, 19 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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Incredibly easy! The chicken was tender and the rice was perfectly done. Stir in your favorite veggies and seasonings. I used frozen peas and carrots and dried thyme, a pinch of cumin, and sprinkled paprika on the chicken

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Remove the chicken skin or it will get greasy. Good otherwise.

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