Tropical Chicken and Rice

Recipe by JeriBinNC
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  • Brown chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium high heat 8-10 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving 1 tablespoon of drippings in skillet.
  • Add butter to skillet, stirring to loosen particles from bottom. Add onion and saute about 4 minutes; add rice and saute 4 minutes; add garlic and saute 1 minute more. Stir in chicken broth, coconut milk, and pineapple juice. Return chicken to skillet and sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or till rice is tender.
  • Uncover, fluff rice with a fork, and let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle evenly with green onions and nuts. Garnish with fresh pineapple, if desired.
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