Chicken & Rice L’Orange

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked Kasmati® Rice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons, divided butter
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced
  • 4 chicken breast, skinless, halves
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced

Preparation

  • Combine rice, orange juice, water and salt in a 2 to 3 quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes
  • While rice is cooking, melt 1 tablespoon butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add almonds and cook and stir until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove almonds and set aside.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in skillet.
  • Add chicken; cook until brown on both sides and juices run clear.
  • Add orange marmalade to skillet and stir to coat chicken; simmer 5 to 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  • To serve, spoon rice onto plate, top with chicken.
  • Sprinkle with toasted almonds and green onions.
*Courtesy of USA Rice Federation.