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Mrs. Dash Sun Kissed Chicken & Wheatberry Pilaf
 
Chunks of succulent chicken breasted baked with red onions, garlic, sweet dried apricots and cranberries perfumeed with the tantalizing flavor of Mrs. Dash, sliced almonds and an orange balsamic glaze. Served over wheatberry brown rice pilaf.
 
Serving Size: 6 - oz
Portions: 24

Ingredients

Measure

Parboiled brown rice 28  oz
Red wheatberries 2  c
Water 1/2  gal
Orange marmalade 2  c
Balsamic vinegar 8  tsp
Water 1/4  c
Boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 6  lb
Red onions, large chunked 4  medium
Garlic, fresh, peeled, sliced into thin slivers (approx 1 cup) 40  cloves
Dried apricots, sliced (1 lb) 2  c
Dried cranberries 1  c
Mrs. Dash Original Blend 1/3  c
Sliced amonds 1 1/2  c

Preparation

  1. Cook the brown rice per package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Place wheatberries and water in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally until tender. Remove from heat and drain any excess water.
  3. Combine cooked wheatberries with cooked brown rice. Reserve hot. Or prepare the day before use, refrigerate and re-heated as needed.
  4. For Orange-Balsamic sauce, place orange marmalade, balsamic vinegar and ¼ cup water into saucepot. Heat just until melted. Whisk to evenly combine. Set aside and reserve warm. Or prepare the day before use, refrigerate and re-heated as needed.
  5. In a large bowl, combine chicken, onions, garlic, apricots and cranberries. Place chicken mixture on to a large parchment paper lined sheet pan. Evenly spread mixture across pan. Generously spray entire mixture with pan spray. Bake in 350°F oven for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and place into a large mixing bowl. Add Mrs. Dash Original Blend, almonds and orange-balsamic sauce. Mix to combine.
  7. To plate: Place ½ cup hot wheatberry pilaf on center of plate, making an indention in the middle of the pilaf forming a nest. Place 1 #6 scoop (approx. 6 ounces) of the hot Sun-Kissed Chicken into the middle of the pilaf.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 6 oz
Servings: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories 427 Calories from Fat 66
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g 10%
   Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
   Trans Fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 73 mg 24%
Sodium 167 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 62 g 20%
   Dietary Fiber 4 g 16%
   Sugars 25 g  
Protein 30 g  
Vitamin A 6 % Vitamin C 8 %
Calcium 8 % Iron 19 %
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
  Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Carbohydrate 300g 375g
  Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9       Carbohydrate 4       Protein 4