Lemon Chicken with Rice Recipe
Start the night right with this mouthwatering dish from our Test Kitchen! Lemon pie filling is the secret ingredient to the moist chicken’s full-flavored sauce.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1/3 cup biscuit/baking mix
- 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 4 bone-in chicken breast halves (12 ounces each), skin removed
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1-1/3 cups lemon pie filling
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- TOMATO PARSLEY RICE:
- 2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups uncooked instant rice
- 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
- 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the biscuit mix, seasoned salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.
- 2. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides; drain. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the pie filling, water, vinegar and soy sauce; pour over chicken.
- 3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
- 4. In a large saucepan, bring the water, bouillon and pepper to a boil. Stir in the rice, tomato and parsley. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
1 chicken breast half with 1 cup rice equals 969 calories, 28 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 269 mg cholesterol, 1,850 mg sodium, 109 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 67 g protein.
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