FBC friendly backpacking recipe, chicken and walnuts make this a high protein recipe.
Broccoli Walnut Chicken Rice
1 cup instant brown rice
2 Tbsp diced dried broccoli
2 Tbsp diced walnuts
1 Tbsp diced dried onion
1 tsp low sodium chicken bouillon
1 tsp dried thyme
½ tsp dried garlic
1 T shelf stable parmesan cheese, or 1-2 packets
1 Tbsp olive oil, or 1 packet
1 can (3 to 5 ounces) chicken, pop-top
2 tsp chicken gravy dry mix (organic if possible)
At home pack the dry ingredients in a quart freezer or sandwich bag. Put the cheese in a small plastic bag, and place with the chicken and oil.
Add the oil, chicken with broth and 1 cup near boiling water. Stir well, seal tightly and put in a cozy for
minutes. Stir again and top with the cheese.
Add the oil, chicken with broth and 1 cup boiling water to the dry ingredients. Stir well, cover tightly and
let sit for 15 minutes. Stir again and top with the cheese.
One pot method:
Bring 1 cup water, oil and chicken with broth to a boil in your pot. Add in the dry ingredients, stir well and turn off the stove. Cover tightly and let sit for 15 minutes If cold outside use a pot cozy. Stir again and top with cheese.