Green Bean Rice Amandine

Our recipe for homemade Green Bean, Chicken, and Rice Amandine is the perfect way to make the most of white rice, and those tasty toasted almonds.

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Servings SERVES 4-6


  • 3 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsps lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsps brown sugar
  • 3 cups green beans, trimmed
  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • ½ cup toasted sliced almonds
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan or Romano cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb cooked chicken, diced


  • Whip up this delicious Green Bean, Chicken and Rice Amandine for the ultimate weekday dinner or last-minute lunch prep. Perfect for repurposing your leftover chicken or enjoying the flavors of a classic french dish with easy, fast white rice.

    Step 1

  • Combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and brown sugar in a medium bowl to make a marinade. Add the green beans and let them sit for 5 minutes.

    Step 2

  • While the beans are marinating, cook the rice according to the package directions.

    Step 3

  • 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. Remove from heat.

    Step 4

  • In a large bowl, toss the green beans, almonds, and cheese with the rice. Add chicken and stir well until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Serve while warm. Top with additional cheese, if desired.

It’s all in the Green Beans

This recipe starts with a green bean marinade including olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and brown sugar. While your beans sit, you can pop your 10-minute Success® White Rice in the microwave. After, these flavor-filled green beans get tossed in a large skillet on medium heat.

Once your veggies are set, you can start working on your chicken. Whether it’s a recent rotisserie chicken or some leftover meat from Monday night, this recipe will bring out the best of your desired protein.

Throwing together your ready-made chicken, seared green beans, toasted almonds, and Parmesan or Romano cheese, this rice dish hits all the tastes on the flavor spectrum – citrusy, salty, nutty, the qualities in this dish are endless!

What’s the Aman-deal?

If you’re wondering what ‘Amandine’ refers to, you’re not alone. So, we’ll give you a hint. In English, it’s spelled almondine. That’s right, you guessed it. It has something to do with almonds. More specifically, this French culinary term means ‘to garnish with almonds’.