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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.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2005


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20 mins
55 mins
75 mins
Makes 8 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook wild rice according to package directions.

  • Combine cooked rice, chicken, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl.

  • 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.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Gourmet House Quick Cooking Wild Rice.

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Nutrition Facts

298 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 6g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 18g; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 3.7g; cholesterol 29mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 152mg; calcium 25mg.