Garlic & Parmesan Chicken "Risotto"

Garlic & Parmesan Chicken "Risotto"

Cook up Knorr's delicious Garlic & Parmesan Chicken Risotto recipe made with mushrooms, green peas, and Knorr® Rice Sides™ Garlic Parmesan.
  • 15 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 15 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 4 People


  • 1 lb. (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine or butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 package (227 g) cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 pouch Knorr® Sidekicks® Garlic Parmesan Rice & Vermicelli Side Dish
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen green peas

  1. SEASON chicken, if desired, with salt and pepper. Melt 1 Tbsp, (15 mL) margarine in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken and onion, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.

  2. MELT remaining 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) margarine in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 3 minutes.

  3. ADD 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water, Knorr® Sidekicks® Garlic Parmesan Rice & Vermicelli Side Dish, milk and peas to same skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes, or until rice is tender. Stir in chicken until heated through and garnish if desired with chopped fresh chives and grated parmesan cheese; now it's delicious. Dig in!

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 350.0
Calcium (g) 100.0 mg
Carbohydrates (g) 36.0 g
Fat (g) 8.0 g
Fiber (g) 2.0 g
Iron (g) 2.0 mg
Potassium (g) 800.0 mg
Protein (g) 33.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 2.0 g
Sodium (g) 490.0 mg
Sugar (g) 5.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.1 g

Plant Based Tip: Use canned cannellini beans instead of chicken. Stir them in at the end of cooking so they retain their shape.

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