A skillet full of chicken-apple sausage and yellow rice with pineapple chunks and peppers.

Chicken-Apple Sausage Links and Pineapple Rice

Make life easy with our "No-Measure" Chicken-Apple Sausage and Pineapple Rice recipe-all you need to measure is a cup of rice! This dish features U.S.-grown long grain rice and requires less than 30 minutes of cooking time.

  • Servings
  • Serving Size
    2 sausage halves; ¾ cup rice mixture
  • Prep Time
    10 min
  • Cook Time
    28 min
  • Total Time
    38 min


  • 4 chicken-apple sausage links, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 can (14.5-oz) of chicken broth
  • 1 package (14-oz) of frozen peppers & onions, thawed
  • 1 can (8-oz) of pineapple tidbits (in juice)
  • 1 cup long grain white rice, uncooked
  • curry powder (to taste)
  • fresh cilantro (to taste)
  • 1 lime, quartered


  • Heat a large skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Set aside on separate plate.
  • To pan residue, add the broth, peppers and onions, the pineapple and its juices, and sprinkle generously with curry powder. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in the rice and top with the sausage, cut side up. Press down on sausage to “nestle” into the rice mixture slightly.
  • Return to a boil, reduce to low heat, cover and cook 15 to 18 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with lime wedges to squeeze over all.
  • Makes 6 cups total. Serves 4; 2 sausage halves and about ¾ cup rice mixture per serving

Recipe Notes

For a spicier dish, add a pinch or two of crushed pepper flakes when adding the rice.

To thaw frozen peppers and onions, place in a colander and run under cold water until flexible. Drain well.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving 479
  • Calories 400
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Sodium 830mg
  • Carbohydrates 62g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Protein 19g