Zesty Orange Chicken with Orange Infused Basmati RiceFrom elle 8 years ago
- orange basmati rice shopping list
- 1 cup basmati rice or other long grain rice shopping list
- 2 cups cold water shopping list
- 2 tsp chicken base (I use Better Than Bouillon,or 2 tsp chicken bouillon granules) shopping list
- 1 Tbs finely shredded orange zest shopping list
- 1/4 tsp salt shopping list
- chicken shopping list
- 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breast halves, filleted shopping list
- 2 Tbs butter or margarine shopping list
- 1 Tbs olive oil shopping list
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions shopping list
- 2 tsp finely shredded orange zest shopping list
- 1 cup orange juice shopping list
- 1 Tbs brown sugar shopping list
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon shopping list
- 1/4 tsp cumin shopping list
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper shopping list
- 2 Tbs raisins, coarsely chopped shopping list
How to make it
- In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil over high heat.
- Add the rice, chicken base or bouillon, 1 Tbsp orange peel and the 1/4 tsp salt.
- Return to boil, cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 15 minutes.
- Keep covered, and set aside.
- Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.
- In a large skillet over med heat, melt the butter and add the oil.
- Cook the chicken for 3-5 minutes on each side, remove from pan.
- Add the green onions to the pan and cook over low heat for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
- Add the remaining ingredients to the pan.
- Turn heat back up to medium high and add the chicken back to the pan.
- Cook for 5 more minutes, stirring frequently.
- Fluff the rice.
- Divide rice among plates, and top with the chicken.
- Spoon sauce over chicken and serve.
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looks yummie will try soon
wolffie in Fort Mill loved it
Made this tonight and the kids even ate it!!! This is definitely going to be a repeat performer in our house. Thank you so much!kerrielou in Kennewick loved it
Thanks for this wonderful, quick, simple, and healthy recipe. I swapped out the raisins for sliced almonds. We truly enjoyed this!DetroitTokyo in Detroit loved it