Chicken Mushroom Wild Rice Skillet

Recipe Courtesy of Or What Ever You Do and Mamavation

 

If you like wild rice and mushrooms, you will love this dish. Whip it together for an easy weeknight meal.

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 25 mins | Total time: 35 mins

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

2 large chicken breasts, cut into chunks
salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons butter
½ cup chopped onion
3 cups sliced mushrooms
¼ teaspoon thyme
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic salt
⅛ teaspoon white pepper
½ cup cooking sherry
2.5 cups water
1 tablespoon chicken better than bouillon
1 cup uncooked wild rice, parboiled (measure before parboiling)
1 cup orzo, uncooked
1 pound asparagus, washed, stemmed, and chopped into pieces

Directions

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Quickly brown in pan, and then remove. Brown mushrooms and onion. Add chicken back into pan, and sprinkle everything with thyme, onion powder, garlic salt, and white pepper.

Add cooking sherry, water, better than bouillon, parboiled wild rice, and uncooked orzo. Simmer gently over low to medium-low heat, stirring frequently, for 6-8 minutes, or until orzo becomes tender.

About 3-5 minutes before the orzo is done, add chopped asparagus on top of skillet, cover, and let steam in skillet for remainder of cooking time.

 

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