Sunshine Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jul. 28, 2023
This recipe is great to serve for large groups because it can be easily doubled and takes little time or effort to prepare. Even my husband likes to make this chicken dish, and he usually hates to cook! —Karen Gardiner, Eutaw, Alabama


  • 2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Chopped fresh parsley


  1. Combine curry powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; rub over both sides of chicken. In a skillet, combine orange juice, rice, water, brown sugar, mustard and remaining salt. Add chicken; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear, 20-25 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, until all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 317 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 562mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.