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chicken and rice skillet with cranberries

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Bridget Russell
Woodbury, MN

Made this tonight for dinner and it was amazing. Zatarain's is the best!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For chicken and rice skillet with cranberries

  • 1 lb
    chicken tenders
  • 2 tsp
    zatarain's® creole seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil (olive oil preferred)
  • 2 c
  • 1 box
    zatarain's® yellow rice
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • toasted slivered almonds (optional)

How To Make chicken and rice skillet with cranberries

  • 1
    1. Sprinkle chicken with Creole Seasoning. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2
    2. Stir water, Rice Mix, cranberries, celery and onion into skillet. Bring to boil. Place chicken over rice mixture. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until most of the water is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • 3
    3. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds, if desired.

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