Pineapple Orange Chicken & Rice

Pineapple Orange Chicken & Rice
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:25 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • 1/2 lb
    (225 g)

    bone-in chicken thighs (with skin)

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    garlic powder

  • salt and pepper

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    long Grain Perfection® rice

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    diced sweet red pepper

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    diced green pepper

  • 10 oz
    (284 mL)

    mandarin oranges, drained

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    pineapple cooking sauce

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    slivered almonds, toasted

Preparation

Heat oil in large skillet with lid or electric frypan over medium-high heat. Season chicken with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook until browned on both sides. Remove from pan and discard skin if desired.

Stir in chicken broth, Uncle Ben's Long Grain Perfection® rice and peppers. Bring to a boil. Place chicken thighs on top of rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes until rice is tender.

Stir in oranges and sauce. Heat through. Top with almonds before serving.

Source: Metro