Amandine Rice and Green Bean

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

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Amandine Rice and Green Bean

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 lb diced, cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese


It’s all in the Green Beans

This rice dish hits so many tastes on the flavor spectrum — citrusy, salty, nutty — that we guarantee it’ll become a family favorite. Easy to whip up, it’s a complete meal, in minutes!

You know this recipe is a good one because it starts with a marinade, made with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and brown sugar, to infuse the green beans with flavor. While your beans sit, you can pop your 10-minute Success® White Rice in the microwave or on the stovetop. Then, the flavorful green beans are tossed in a large skillet to cook.

Once the veggies are set, you can start working on the chicken. Whether it’s day-old rotisserie chicken or some leftover meat from Monday night, this recipe will bring out the best from your leftovers!

In the end, the ready-made chicken, seared green beans, toasted almonds and Parmesan or Romano cheese all come together in a unique, comforting, easy-to-prepare meal.

What’s the Aman-deal?

If you’re wondering what “amandine” refers to, you’re probably not alone. This French culinary term simply means “to garnish with almonds.” This term is generally spelled “almondine” in English. Looking for another easy dinner idea? Try our: easy Spanish rice recipe.

  • 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!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, brown sugar, lemon juice and salt in a medium bowl. Add the green beans and marinate for 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Sauté the green beans and olive oil mixture in a large skillet over medium heat until beans are crisp, tender, about 5 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Add the rice, chicken, almonds and cheese to skillet. Stir well to combine and heat through. Garnish with additional cheese, if desired.