Things You Will Need:
- 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts(cubed)
- 8 cups water
- 1 large yellow onion, diced
- 1 large green bell pepper, diced
- 8 celery stalks, diced
- 1 bunch scallions, diced
- 2 tbsp minced garlic
- ¼ cup flour
- 4 cups cooked brown rice
- 1 tbsp oil
- ½ tbsp oregano
- ½ tbsp thyme
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tbsp salt
Boil chicken in water until done. Set meat & broth aside. Toast flour in a large dry skillet, stirring constantly, until deep brown(about the color of a penny). Heat oil in a 4-qt. saucepan & sauté vegetables & garlic until soft. Add toasted flour & mix well. Add broth slowly, mixing well. Add cubed chicken & spices. Cover & simmer on low for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add rice & simmer another 30 minutes.
Makes 8 servings (about 1 ½ cup per serving).
Weight Watchers Points: 2 per serving
You may also add 1 can diced tomatoes & 1/4tsp red pepper flakes for extra flavor.
May substitute white rice for brown rice, if desired.