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Chicken Rice Dinner Recipe

Chicken Rice Dinner Recipe

Everyone enjoys the country-style combination of chicken, rice and mushrooms. Using chicken bouillon adds to this dish's wonderful flavor.—Judith Anglen, Riverton, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 bone-in chicken thighs (about 3-3/4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken thighs, one at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in oil.
  • 2. Place rice in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with onion and garlic; top with mushrooms. Dissolve bouillon in boiling water; pour over all. Place chicken on top.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a thermometer reads 180° and rice is tender. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 5 servings.

Reviews for Chicken Rice Dinner

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"This recipe was ok. The flavor of the rice was good and the chicken was tender. BUT, the rice got pretty mushy, and I was wish there had been a little more rice. Also, if I make it again I will not flour the chicken. It was pretty mushy too, and the breading came off underneath the chicken and made the rice have mushiness on top of it. I think if I just brown it in oil or butter without the flour it will be much better. And maybe cook it a little less time."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2016

"It was simple and delicious, and I used my dutch oven so it was a one pot dish! Just remove the chicken after browning, and drain the excess oil. Then add the rice, onion, and garlic. Pour the liquid over the rice, put the chicken back in, and top with the mushrooms. An hour and a half later, ( maybe two), dinner is done! I just need to figure how to spice it up a bit since I need to omit salt!! It has gone in my favorites folder! Thanks again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2016

"This recipe was very easy to make. I just think there was too oiling the pan to cook in a pan. When I was putting the rice in the casserole dish. I thought it would not be enough. I was surprised. When I placed the chicken on top of the ricr. Then cooked it for 60 minutes covered . I wanted my chicken browned so i left in the oven for 30 minutes longer. The rice ce out oily. Next time I think I will use vegetable spray. See what will come out"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2015

"This recipe is outstanding! Very easy to put together and great flavor. I used 6 chicken legs. I did not have garlic so I added a generous amount of garlic powder to the flour. The chicken did not brown up as much as I would have liked, so next time I will use half oil & half butter. I used 2cups of basmati rice and 3 cups of chicken broth. We do not care for mushrooms, so I added a generous cup of frozen mixed veggies to the rice & broth mixture. I sprinkled about a half cup of sliced green onions on top of the rice before adding the chicken. The rice was very fluffy with nice flavor. My husband said I could add even more veggies. Next time I might add some sage & rosemary, or some turmeric. Lots of potential with this recipe. There will definitely be a "next time" and soon!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"This was very easy to make and delicious! I sauteed celery with the onion and added a little bit of poultry seasoning."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2015

"I have never turned down a recipe for simplicity. This one caught my eye just for that reason and the combo of flavors is very nice on this. My hubby gave a thumbs up on this, c hicken and rice is one of his very favorites."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"A new favorite. Used brown rice instead of white rice and the flavor is fantastic! Just make sure to cover with foil before baking :)."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2014

"Very easy and delish! Everyone enjoyed. I did add the peas. Thanks for the info."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2014

"Delicious, didn't change a thing. A definite keeper.........."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2014

"turned out wonderful. might add more mushrooms. used bone-in chicken breasts instead of thighs."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2014

"We loved it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"I didn't have mushrooms, so I replaced with a roasted red pepper chopped and like another reviewer I added frozen peas. This is a keeper!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2013

"This is a yummy twist on traditional chicken and rice"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

"Very good, topped it off with cheese instead of parsley. Quick, easy, and inexpensive. Love it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"We love this dish! It's quick,simple and easy to make. Great family meal, have taken also taken it dinner get togethers and everyone loved it.! Thanks for keeping this one on the TOH site!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2012

"Great basic chicken and rice recipe. Now if I can just figure out how to convert it for my slow cooker...;-)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2011

"Tasty and easy. I used fresh mushrooms instead of canned and chicken broth instead of bouillon. I added diced carrots, celery, frozen peas, and thyme to make it a complete meal. Served a tossed salad on the side. Yum!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2010

"THIS RECIPE WAS QUICK, EASY, LITTLE CLEAN UP AND MOST OF ALL, DELICIOUS. I PLAN TO MAKE IT AGAIN AND AGAIN."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"My picky toddler LOVED this! He couldn't get enough of it :)! SO GOOD! I will be making this again (A LOT)!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

"Oh and I used boneless skinless chicken breast instead."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

"No complaints. It was great and I will make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"This recipe was fantastic! I will definitely make this recipe again and again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"i changed a little bit put brests and legs added 1 large can chicken broth instead of water and boullion i also added peas for complete meal it was very easy and very good i am sure i will be making it many times sue"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"I found this to be a nice busy weekend meal. The rice had an almost risotto like texture- nice and creamy and I added a cup of frozen peas to make it a one pot meal. My family enjoyed it and said to keep this one."

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