Impress the whole family with this Sweet and Spicy Apricot Chicken With Jasmine Rice made with soy sauce, ground ginger, crushed red pepper, fresh veggies and apricot preserves.
Love the flavor of classic orange chicken but looking to switch things up? Try our Sweet and Spicy Apricot Chicken With Jasmine Rice. It’s sure to satisfy and couldn’t be easier to whip up!
Prepare rice according to package directions. Set aside.
Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to pan. Sauté chicken until cooked through, about 5-10 minutes. Set aside.
Turn heat to medium-high and add remaining oil. Add broccoli slaw and carrots to skillet. Sauté until beginning to soften, about 3 minutes.
Push vegetables aside and add apricot preserves, water, soy sauce, cayenne, ground ginger and red pepper flakes, if using, to skillet. Stir to combine.
Stir in chicken, bring to a boil and simmer to heat through.
Serve over hot rice.
Everyone loves chicken. Add a sweet, spicy sauce and you’ve got yourself a highly addictive and fast Minute® Rice meal! Served with some crisp vegetables and jasmine rice, this dish checks off all the flavor boxes.
Made from delicious ingredients, this speedy dish is a weeknight dinner masterpiece. With a mix of ground ginger, soy sauce and apricot preserves, the sauce cooks down into a syrupy mixture that coats chicken strips and crunchy veggies, including broccoli slaw and carrots. You can also enjoy a kick of heat with ground cayenne pepper and optional red pepper flakes. The best part is, it all comes together in under 30 minutes.
Last but not least, complementing this dish is our aromatic Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice, which can be made on the stove or in the microwave. Ready in just 5 minutes, it forms the perfect foundation for this flavor-packed combo. You can use these grains for lots of other recipes, such as our Cajun-inspired Red Beans and Rice.
If you are looking for a crowd-pleasing vegetarian option, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan recipe.
If you’re looking to add a bit of crunch to this meal, feel free to add toasted, chopped cashews or sliced almonds as a garnish. Craving more dishes with nuts? Try out this Cashew Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe!