Chicken and Rice Dinner

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2023
The chicken in this recipe bakes up to a beautiful golden brown, while the moist rice is packed with flavor. The taste is simply unbeatable! —Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas
Chicken and Rice Dinner Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2-1/3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place flour in a shallow bowl. Dredge chicken in flour. Dip chicken in flour to coat all sides, shaking off excess. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; brown chicken in batches.
  2. In a large bowl, combine water, rice, milk, salt, poultry seasoning and pepper. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with chicken.
  3. Cover and bake until chicken juices run clear, 50-55 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked chicken with 3/4 cup rice: 604 calories, 26g fat (6g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 519mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 44g protein.