Chicken and Rice With Peas and Scallions

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READY IN: 52mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

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  1. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Dredge chicken in flour to coat and shake off excess.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat until just smoking.
  4. Brown chicken well on one side, about 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer chicken to plate and set aside.
  6. Add butter to skillet and return to medium heat until melted.
  7. Add onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in rice, garlic, and red pepper flakes; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  9. Stir in broth, scraping up any browned bits.
  10. Nestle chicken into rice, browned-side up.
  11. Cover and cook on med-low heat until liquid is absorbed and thickest part of chicken is 160° on instant-read thermometer, about 10 minutes.
  12. Transfer chicken to clean plate.
  13. Off heat, sprinkle peas over rice and cover, let warm through, about 2 minutes.
  14. Add scallions and lemon juice and gently fold into rice.
  15. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with chicken.

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