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Spiced Chicken Pilaf With Apricots

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Spiced chicken pilaf with apricots is a fruited chicken pilaf recipe. Cooked with spiced like cinnmon, onion powder and orange rind for flavor, the spiced chicken pilaf is filled with added almonds and apricots for bursts of sweet taste in bites!
Ingredients
  Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Slivered apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooked shredded chicken 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 4 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 4 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 5 1⁄2 Cup (88 tbs)
  Celery leaves/Orange slices 4 (For Garnish)
Directions

In a medium saucepan, combine broth, rice, cinnamon, onion powder, orange peel, salt and black pepper.
Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until rice is almost tender, about 30 minutes.
Stir in celery and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
Stir in chicken and apricots; simmer, covered, until rice is tender and some liquid remains, about 5 minutes.
Spoon into a serving bowl and sprinkle with almonds.
Garnish with orange slices and celery leaves, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2381 Calories from Fat 507

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.8%

Saturated Fat 13 g65.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 222.3 mg74.1%

Sodium 4731.8 mg197.2%

Total Carbohydrates 352 g117.2%

Dietary Fiber 35.5 g142.1%

Sugars 30.4 g

Protein 115 g230.6%

Vitamin A 81.9% Vitamin C 64.2%

Calcium 64.4% Iron 82.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spiced Chicken Pilaf With Apricots Recipe