Chicken and Rice Amandine Recipe -
  • READY IN 30 mins

Chicken and Rice Amandine

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"Using rice pilaf mix makes this recipe quick and easy."

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  1. 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.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 16, 2005

Very tastey & easy to make! will def make again

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 27, 2005

Just ok. No raves at my house.


9 Ratings

Mar 10, 2008

I loved this. It was so easy. The only changes I made was to cut the chicken into cubes so we had bite size pieces. I went a little healther and used butter flavored spray instead of butter and fat free sour cream. Was great for 2 days of leftovers for a family of 2.

Apr 26, 2006

This is an excellent recipe. I used Bird's Eye Frozen grean beands with almonds and it worked well.

Nov 08, 2005

this was very quick and easy to make. it was also just as satisfying for my one year old as it was for my husband.

Oct 01, 2005

My family loved thie recipe!!! Very easy to make and very tasty!

Feb 23, 2005

My fiance and I loved this recipe! There is a great variety of flavors, something that everyone in the family can enjoy!


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  • Calories
  • 418 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 15.9 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 26 g
  • 52%
  • Sodium
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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