|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: Serves 6|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 35g||44%|
|Saturated Fat 14g||68%|
|Total Carbohydrate 30g||11%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||11%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This chicken and rice recipe is a flavorful pilaf made with chicken, pecans, rice, tomatoes, and seasonings. It's an easy one-pot meal to prepare and cook in a saucepan or saute pan. Tomatoes and seasonings give this chicken pilaf lots of flavor and moisture.
- 2 cups cooked chicken, cut in cubes
- 8 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
- 3 cups boiling chicken broth
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat.
Add chicken and onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add the pecans and cook for 2 minutes longer. Add salt, pepper, and coriander.
Add rice and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
Add the boiling broth and add the tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed.
Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
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