CHICKEN SCAMPI WITH GARLIC PARMESAN RICE

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Yield: 4 Servings

This delicious dish is just too perfect not to share with you! Give it a try and feel free to add more ingredients if you wish. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 pounds chicken tenderloins

Salt and pepper

1/2 tsp garlic powder

2 tbsp olive oil

1 stick butter (1/2 cup)

2 tbsp minced garlic*

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

1 1/2 tsp salt, divided

1/2 c dry white wine

1 1/2 c uncooked white rice

3 c chicken broth

1/2 c fresh grated parmesan cheese

Directions:

Step 1: Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper the chicken tenderloins.

Step 2: Place a large nonstick skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 3: Add olive oil and allow it to become hot.

Step 4: Add the chicken tenderloins and cook until brown.

Step 5: Remove the tenderloins from the skillet and place them on a clean plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.

Step 6: In the same skillet, add butter and allow it to melt.

Step 7: Add the garlic, pepper flakes, and season with 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Saute for about 3 minutes or until aromatic.

Step 8: Adjust the heat to medium-high.

Step 9: Add in the white wine and stir until well blended. Simmer for 5 minutes or until the amount of the sauce has reduced.

Step 10: Remove from the heat and reserve 2 tablespoons of the sauce.

Step 11: In the skillet with the sauce, add the rice. Put it back on the heat and cook for 4 minutes or until the rice becomes a little brown.

Step 12: Add in the chicken broth and salt. Allow the mixture to boil.

Step 13: Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook the rice for another 20 minutes. Make sure to stir after 15 minutes.

Step 14: Add Parmesan cheese and lay the chicken over the cheese.

Step 15: Drizzle the reserved sauce on top.

Step 16: Cover the skillet and remove it from the heat.

Step 17: Allow the skillet to sit at room temperature to cool for at least 5 minutes.

Step 18: Sprinkle chopped parsley and Parmesan cheese on top.

Step 19: Serve and enjoy!

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