Savory Apricot Chicken with Vegetable Rice

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 20 Min
Servings 4 servings
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 (5.6 oz.) envelope rice medley in a savory sauce with carrots & peas
  • Additional ingredients to prepare rice medley per package directions
  • 1 tbsp. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (1 1/4 lbs.)
  • 1 (12 oz.) jar Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1 (1 oz.) envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  • Step 1

    PREPARE rice medley according to package directions.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE preserves, soup mix and water in same skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 2 minutes.

  • Step 4

    RETURN chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until internal temperature reads at least 165°F. Serve over prepared rice medley.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 560
  • Calories from Fat140g
  • Total Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 95mg
  • Sodium 740mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 80g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 61g
  • Protein 27g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet