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Chicken on Rainbow Rice Recipe

Chicken on Rainbow Rice Recipe

Chicken breasts can be used for a variety of interesting meals, says Bill Hilbrich of St. Cloud, Minnesota. For this delightful entree, Bill enhances them with a lightly seasoned marinade and rice pilaf.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half
  • 1/4 cup each chopped onion, sweet red pepper and green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small resealable plastic bag, combine the oil and lime juice; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion and peppers in butter until tender. Stir in the rice, salt and pepper; heat through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 1 serving.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.