Wild Rice-and-Chicken Bowl

Serve a one-dish chicken dinner for an easy family-friendly meal tonight. If you're pressed for time, buy quick-cooking wild rice or precooked brown rice in microwaveable pouches to equal 8 cups cooked rice.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 298
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrate: 45g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 29mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 152mg
  • Calcium: 25mg

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • Garnishes: apple slices, fresh flat-leaf parsley sprigs

Preparation

  1. Cook wild rice according to package directions.
  2. Combine cooked rice, chicken, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together lemon juice and next 5 ingredients. Drizzle over rice mixture, tossing to coat. Stir in mint and parsley. Sprinkle with almonds. Garnish, if desired.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Gourmet House Quick Cooking Wild Rice.
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