Apple Chicken and Rice


Apple Chicken and Rice

Apple Chicken and Rice

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


The first time that we tried this lightly sweet chicken, I knew that I would be making it for a long time to come.  This recipe is Diabetic Friendly!!

             Nadene MacLeod                                                            Springfield, Massachusetts


Apple Chicken and Rice Recipe

Apple Chicken and Rice

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes

2 Tbsp. butter, divided

1 package (6 oz.) chicken flavored rice mix

1 ¼ cups water

½ cup chicken broth

½ cup apple juice

1 medium apple, chopped

1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

½ cup chopped onion

¼ cup dried cranberries


In a large skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter, until juices run clear; remove and keep warm.  Set seasoning packet from rice mix aside.  In the same skillet; sauté rice mix in remaining butter for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Add the water, broth, apple juice, apple, mushrooms, onions, cranberries and contents of rice seasoning packet; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until is tender, stirring occasionally.  Return chicken to the pan; heat through.        4 servings


(Recipe for Apple Chicken and Rice was on, 2014)


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