Island Lime Chicken and Rice
1 frying chicken, cut up
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon grated lime peel
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons light rum
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 (6 ounce) package long-grain and wild rice
1/2 cup coarsely chopped, salted cashews
Brown chicken well in oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat; season with salt and pepper.
Combine corn syrup, lime peel, lime juice and rum; pour over chicken. Reduce heat, cover and cook over low heat until chicken is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
While chicken is cooking, bring broth to a boil in medium saucepan.
Stir in contents of rice and seasoning packets; bring to a boil. Cover tightly; cook over low heat until all liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in cashews.
Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
Remove excess fat from pan drippings with paper toweling.
Bring pan drippings to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, until reduced to glaze consistency.
Arrange rice and chicken on serving platter.
Spoon glaze over chicken.
Yield: 6 servings
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