Chicken Barley Pilaf
1 ½ T Garlic Flakes
12 oz Diced Chicken, cooked
1 ½ T Onion Flakes
¾ cup Dry Barley
1 ½ T Parsley
1 ½ cup Chicken Broth, low-sodium
2 ¼ t Lemon Pepper
1 ½ cup Frozen Carrots
⅓ cup Green Onions
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Prepare Chicken Mixture
Mix garlic flakes, onion flakes, parsley, and lemon pepper together. Add frozen chicken pieces to seasonings and mix well; let set for two hours to overnight in the refrigerator.
Evenly spread uncooked barley over bottom of baking pan. Top with seasoned chicken, spread evenly. Spread carrots over chicken. Pour chicken broth over mixture. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
Sprinkle sliced green onions over dish after cooking.
Adding the seasonings to the poultry before cooking in the dish will enhance the flavor of the chicken.
This is a very simple, yet delicious dish. It is very important to top with green onions for garnish and flavor.