near east original rice pilaf

Foodservice Recipe: Chicken & Three Mushroom Pilaf

Boneless skinless chicken breast cooked to perfection and served with a savory blend of shiitake, oyster and cremini mushrooms.

INGREDIENTS (4 Servings)

  • 6oz Near East® Rice Pilaf Mix
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup each sliced shiitake mushroom caps, sliced oyster mushrooms, and sliced cremini (brown) mushrooms or 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry or additional water
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions

DIRECTIONS

  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; sauté 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms, garlic and thyme; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add water, sherry, rice and contents of Spice Sack; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes
  4. Stir in green onions. Cover; continue to simmer 5 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.

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