Chicken and Rice Recipes

Chicken & Rice Amandine

Using rice pilaf mix makes this recipe quick and easy.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
141 Rating


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup sliced almonds
12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast strips
1 3/4 cups water
1 (6-ounce) package rice with toasted pasta pilaf mix
1 1/2 cups frozen French-cut green beans
1/2 cup sour cream


Melt butter and garlic powder in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add almonds. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until almonds are lightly browned (2 to 3 minutes). Remove almonds with slotted spoon. Set aside.

Increase heat to medium-high; add chicken strips to same skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned (5 to 7 minutes). Stir in water and rice with seasoning packet. Continue cooking until mixture comes to a boil (3 to 5 minutes).

Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 5 minutes. Uncover; stir in green beans. Cover; continue cooking 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Uncover; stir in sour cream. Sprinkle with almonds just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 410

Fat: 17g

Cholesterol: 80mg

Sodium: 450mg

Carbohydrates: 39g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 25g

Recipe #12005©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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