• Creamy Chicken & Cranberry-Pecan Wild Rice

Creamy Chicken & Cranberry-Pecan Wild Rice

4.7
(49) 44 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
35
min.
Servings

6 servings

The chicken and rice skillet you cook on weeknights gets upgraded with cranberries and pecans to deliver a weekend dish that wows.

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  • Cook rice mix as directed on package. Meanwhile, mix flour, thyme and pepper; use to coat chicken. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 min. on each side or until done (165ºF).
  • Stir cranberries, nuts and 1/3 cup onions into cooked rice; spoon onto platter. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet. Place chicken over rice mixture; cover to keep warm.
  • Add broth to skillet; stir to scrape up browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add cream cheese; cook on medium heat 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is thickened, stirring constantly with whisk. Spoon half the sauce over chicken; sprinkle with remaining onions. Serve remaining sauce on the side.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favorite steamed vegetable to round out the meal.

Substitute

Substitute PLANTERS Walnut Pieces for the pecan pieces.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 490
% Daily Value
Total fat 25g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 720mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 10g
Protein 32g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • dietrichson6 |

    very tasty dish!

  • Megan2291208 |

    Absolutely delicious. I would make this again -- my husband thought it was better than anything he's had at a restaurant! I substituted dried cherries for the cranberries. Also used organic chicken.

  • adrianna.minton |

    This recipe was great! I was surprised that the finished product looked so gourmet. It tasted delicious and was super easy to prepare! Will make this again for sure!

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