Sweet and spicy, this apricot chicken dish with jasmine rice has a sensational blend of flavors that surpasses any takeout meal.
Forget takeout, you can make an award-winning, restaurant-style recipe in the comfort of your own home. This Sweet and Spicy Apricot Chicken recipe, made with Success® Jasmine Rice, is the winner of the 2009 Restaurant Recipe Challenge.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to pan. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked through. Set aside.
Turn heat to medium-high and add remaining oil. Add broccoli slaw and carrots and sauté for 3-5 minutes, until starting to soften. Push vegetables to one side of skillet, and add preserves, water, soy sauce, cayenne and ginger. Stir in chicken and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes to heat through.
Place rice in a serving dish. Top with chicken mixture and garnish with red pepper flakes, if using.