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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
10 minutes
Yield
4 servings
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Ingredients

3 tablespoons butter

¼ cup maple syrup

½ cup dried cranberries

2 cups grilled sliced chicken breast

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

3 cups cooked medium or long grain brown rice

1 6-ounce package, about 5-6 cups, fresh baby arugula*

½ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Instructions

1. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Stir in maple syrup and cranberries; cook 1 minute.

2. Add chicken, salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute or until hot; remove chicken using slotted spoon.

3. Add rice and toss to coat; remove from heat.

4. Toss in arugula; spoon rice mixture onto platter. Top with chicken and cheese. Serve immediately.

 Notes:
* Spinach may be substituted for arugula.

* Packaged refrigerated grilled chicken strips may be used. 

Teresa Ralston – “Rev Up Your Rice!” Recipe Contest Grand Prize & “Best Whole Grain Rice” Recipe. Courtesy of USA Rice Federation.

Nutrition

Calories: 540
Total Fat: 19 g
(Saturated Fat: 10 g)
Sodium: 630 mg
Carbohydrate: 63 g
Fiber: 5 g
Protein: 31 g.

Yield: 4 servings


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