Citrus Chicken and Rice

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a recipe that I found on another site and tweaked to suit my family's tastes. Even though I've made some changes to the recipe, I would like to give credit to allie0206 for posting the original recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sprinkle the chicken breast strips with salt, pepper and orange zest.
  2. Cook the chicken in a nonstick skillet until browned.
  3. Remove the chicken and keep warm.
  4. Pour the broth and orange juice into the skillet.
  5. Add the onion and rice.
  6. Stir well and bring to a boil.
  7. Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes.
  8. Return the chicken to the skillet.
  9. Cover and cook 10 more minutes or until rice is done.
  10. Stir in the parsley.
  11. Serve the chicken strips over rice.
  12. Garnish each serving with two orange slices and orange zest if desired.

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We prefer brown rice over the long-grain white rice--so I made several adjustments. I cooked the brown rice first in the chicken broth with the onion. When the rice was almost done, I browned the chicken strips in a non-stick pan lightly coated with olive oil. After the chicken was done, I added the orange juice and zest to the skillet along with 2 tsp cornstarch. It made a nice glaze to serve over the chicken and rice. Thanks for the idea. We certainly enjoyed it.

PaulaG April 09, 2004

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