Whip up this delicious Green Bean Rice Amandine for the ultimate weekday dinner or as last-minute lunch prep. Perfect for repurposing your leftover chicken, this is a great way to enjoy the flavors of a classic French dish in minutes!
Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, brown sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Add the green beans and let them sit for 5 minutes.
While the beans are marinating, prepare rice according to package directions.
During the final 5 minutes of cooking the rice, begin to sauté the green beans/oil mixture in a large skillet on medium heat until the beans are cooked through, about 5 minutes.
Add the rice, chicken, almonds and cheese to skillet. Stir well to thoroughly combine and heat through. Garnish with additional cheese, if desired.