Fruity Chicken Rice Pilaf

Fruity Chicken Rice Pilaf

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! This dry fruit filled rice and chicken pilaf recipe is easily prepared on a stovetop.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/2
pound ground chicken or turkey breast
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
cups water
1
package (6 1/4 ounces) fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice mix with herbs
1/2
cup dried cherries or cranberries
1/2
cup chopped dried peaches or apricots
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg or cinnamon
  1. Spray 3-quart saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken and onions in saucepan about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in water and seasoning packet from rice mix. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low.
  2. Stir in rice, cherries, peaches and nutmeg. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until rice is tender and fruits are heated through.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
One package (6 ounces) diced dried fruit and raisins (about 1 1/4 cups) can be used instead of the dried cherries and peaches.
Variation
Stir in 1/2 teaspoon curry powder instead of the nutmeg for a taste of India.
Health Tip
Dried fruits are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, plus they are rich in fiber. Both apricots and peaches provide a day's worth of vitamin A plus plenty of potassium.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 215
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.