Tropical Chicken and Rice Recipe

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Tropical Chicken and Rice
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  1. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.
  2. Brown chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium high heat 8-10 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet, reserving 1 tablespoon of drippings in skillet.
  3. Add butter to skillet, stirring to loosen particles from bottom. Add onion and saute about 4 minutes; add rice and saute 4 minutes; add garlic and saute 1 minute more. Stir in chicken broth, coconut milk, and pineapple juice. Return chicken to skillet and sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or till rice is tender.
  4. Uncover, fluff rice with a fork, and let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle evenly with green onions and nuts. Garnish with fresh pineapple, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 981.28 Kcal (4108 kJ)
Calories from fat 468.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52.09g 80%
Cholesterol 260.18mg 87%
Sodium 801.71mg 33%
Potassium 803.33mg 17%
Total Carbs 67.36g 22%
Sugars 14.28g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.95g 8%
Protein 56.65g 113%
Vitamin C 23.8mg 40%
Iron 6.1mg 34%
Calcium 64.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 233.97 Kcal (980 kJ)
Calories from fat 111.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.42g 80%
Cholesterol 62.04mg 87%
Sodium 191.15mg 33%
Potassium 191.54mg 17%
Total Carbs 16.06g 22%
Sugars 3.4g 57%
Dietary Fiber 0.47g 8%
Protein 13.51g 113%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 40%
Iron 1.5mg 34%
Calcium 15.4mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 23.6
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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