Curried Chicken with Almond Rice

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Nov. 30, 2011

Ingredients

Rice 1 Pound (Success Brand, 1 Bag)
Chicken breast halves 4 , boned
Flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Curry powder 2 Teaspoon
Salt 3/4 Teaspoon
Ground ginger 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Divided)
Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Slivered almonds 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Green onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , sliced
Parsley 1/4 , chopped

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Skin the chicken breasts.

2. Cut them into thin strips and set aside.

3. In a bowl, toss the chicken with flour, curry powder, salt and ginger. Keep aside

MAKING

4. Cook the rice according to the package directions or until it is tender-crisp. It should not be too mushy.

5. Drain the rice when cooked and keep warm.

6. In a skillet, melt half the butter over medium heat.

7. Saute the chicken in the butter, until it is evenly browned and tender.

8. Blend in the cream and simmer the chicken on a low flame, stirring frequently.

9. In another pan, melt the remaining butter.

10. Fry the almonds in the butter until golden.

11. Add the green onions and saute for a minute.

12. Add the cooked rice and parsley and toss to mix lightly but thoroughly.

SERVING

13. On each dinner plate, make a bed of the almond rice.

14. Spoon the Creamy Curried Chicken on top.

15. Garnish with additional almonds and parsley if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 863Calories from Fat 311

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.4%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 449 mg18.71%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet