Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen
Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup rice, 1 chicken breast half, and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and coriander; sauté 1 minute. Stir in rice and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sauté 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in parsley and lemon juice.

Step 4

Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side. Place chicken on a baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes or until done. Return skillet to medium-high heat. Add stock; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, cherry preserves, and remaining ingredients; cook 3 minutes or until reduced to about 1/4 cup. Serve sauce with chicken and rice.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

LauraB08's Review

August 17, 2014
Good recipe! The chipotle and cherries really do make a good match. I liked the rice recipe, too.

steponme's Review

July 05, 2014
Delicious. Only changes were I used brown basmati rice in place of white and black cherry all-fruit in place of cherry preserves. Served with suggested CL salad.

TerriS2's Review

June 23, 2014
A wonderful blend of sweet hot flavor! Glad I splurged for the jar of cherry preserves. I'll be using it again! Also made the rice and it was great too! (used ground coriander)