Chicken, California Cling Peach & Rice Skillet Supper

This recipe is great for dinner anytime of the year!

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  • Prep Time:45 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, White, Green


2 lbs chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

1 medium lime

1 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced

1 Tbsp mild curry paste or powder

1 clove garlic, minced

4 tsp vegetable oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 1/3 cups long-grain brown rice, dry 

2 1/2 cups (20 oz) water

1/2 tsp salt

1 can (15 oz) California Cling Peach slices

1/4 cup green onions or chives, chopped


  1. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Cut each breast crosswise into 3 equal-sized pieces. Reserve.
  2. Using a zester or grater, remove peel from lime and chop finely. Extract juice from lime. In bowl, combine lime zest, lime juice, ginger, curry paste/powder and garlic. Reserve.
  3. In a large, deep skillet, heat 1 tsp of vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces and brown for 10 minutes or until golden-brown on all sides. Remove chicken from pan.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and stir in the remaining oil and onion. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Stir in rice and curry mixture. Stir until well combined.
  5. Open peaches and strain juice into measuring cup. Add enough water to make 2 1/2 cups of liquid. Stir juice mixture and salt into rice.
  6. Nestle chicken into rice. Bring to a boil, cover with a tight fitting lid and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 25-35 minutes or until juices run clear (when chicken breast is pierced) and rice is cooked through.
  7. Meanwhile, dice peaches into bite-sized peaches. Add peaches and green onions into chicken and rice mixture. Transfer to a heated platter and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    300
  • Carbohydrates:    26g
  • Total Fat:    7 g
  • Cholesterol:    85mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    14%
  • Sodium:    280 mg
  • Protein:    33g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of the California Cling Peach Board.



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