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Chicken with Rice


Chicken with Rice

What is a recipe site without chicken with rice?  Thanks to chicken's ability to absorb flavors, this no salt added version is as tasty and satisfying as its high salt cousins.

2 servings: 357 mg. sodium per serving

6 ounces cooked chicken breast, cut into small (1/4) inch pieces
1 Tablespoon healthy oil
1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons reduced sodium Tamari sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup cooked (without salt) rice
1/4 cup sliced salt free almonds, toasted

Prep. Instructions

1. Combine chicken broth, lemon juice, Tamari sauce, sugar, hot pepper sauce and ginger in a bowl.
2. Have all other ingredients on hand.

Cooking Instructions

1. Heat oil in a 9 inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes.

2. Add chicken; stir for 2 minutes.

3. Add chicken broth mixture. Stir until well combined..

4. Add rice; stir to combine. Bring to a boil; then simmer, uncovered, until the rice is has absorbed the liquid, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Serve, topping each serving with 2 Tablespoons of toasted almonds. - Copyright © 2023 Judy Reynolds