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Chicken Rice Dinner Recipe
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Chicken Rice Dinner Recipe

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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
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 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


  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.
Originally published as Chicken Rice Dinner in Taste of Home June/July 1994, p19

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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."

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."

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 :)."

Reviewed Jul. 14, 2014

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

Reviewed Mar. 21, 2014

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

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