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Slow-Cooker Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup

Using the slow cooker takes some of the effort out of making from-scratch meals. The long cook time helps develop great homemade flavor in this Crock-Pot chicken and rice soup. —Kevin Bruckerhoff, Columbia, Missouri

Pressure-Cooker Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup

We love chicken and rice soup and thought it would make a superb pressure-cooker recipe. We were right! —Taste of...


Quick Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chicken

1 review

A few convenience items combine with chicken to create a zesty main dish. Garnish with chopped green onions if you...


Pesto Rice-Stuffed Chicken

2 reviews

Juicy stuffed chicken is perfect for basil fans, but I've just as easily used shredded cheese in place of the...


Chilly-Day Chicken Soup

1 review

“This was one of the things I ate on my healthy-heart diet and I lost 67 pounds in six months....

Southwest Chicken & Rice Salad

3 reviews

Fun and different, this summery salad has a subtle smoky flavor that really says “Southwest.” The grilled corn adds an...


Chicken ‘n’ Rice with Apricot Sauce

A sweet and spicy apricot sauce gives lots of flavor to my tender chicken entree. It's especially fast because it's...

Chicken Veggie Wraps

1 review

“I gathered bits and pieces of things I like about Southwest cooking to come up with this economical recipe. Serve...


Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

7 reviews

Here's a different take on traditional stuffed peppers. I substituted chicken for the beef and used Cubanelle peppers in place...


Pineapple Veggie Chicken

"Our family enjoys this microwaved medley of tender chicken, sweet pineapple, colorful peppers and crisp snow peas," relates Lori Hunter...


Makeover Creamy Chicken ‘n’ Artichokes

5 reviews

This decadent lightened-up dish originally from Debra Hibbs of Beaumont, California features chicken and artichokes topped with a creamy wine...

Almond Chicken Stir-Fry

2 reviews

"Almonds and water chestnuts add crunch to this speedy supper," writes Denis Uhlenhake. "It's great with frozen stir-fry vegetables, too,"...


Santa Fe Chicken and Rice

7 reviews

Cheesy chicken breasts are even more scrumptious served on a bed of tender, Southwest-style rice. This effortless meal from Debra...


Santa Fe Chicken

8 reviews

Chicken and rice are dressed up with a zippy sauce for a complete meal that’s ready in a dash. Garnished...


Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chicken

47 reviews

My husband and three children love this tender, sweet and spicy chicken. Peach preserves add just a touch of sweetness,...


Parmesan Chicken with Lemon Rice

6 reviews

I like the challenge of inventing recipes with ingredients I have on hand. This easy-peasy meal fits the bill. —Colleen...

Chicken and Rice Skillet

4 reviews

My Cuban mother-in-law makes the best Arroz Con Pollo, but it is very time consuming. This is my quick, weeknight...


Sunny Chicken ‘N’ Rice

1 review

A sweet and spicy apricot sauce gives lots of flavor to the tender chicken in this dish from Diana Duda...


Spiced Orange Chicken

2 reviews

Orange juice along with zesty herbs and spices dress up this chicken that's especially nice served over rice. Carolyn Grasse-Bachman...


Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

3 reviews

My husband and I moved to the country 10 years ago, and I love it! We keep busy with daily...


Salsa Chicken Skillet

1 review

Diced chicken and veggies are stirred with spicy salsa to create this satisfying skillet dish from field editor LaDonna Reed...


Italian Chicken Casserole

My aunt created this recipe, and the whole family has been enjoying it for years now. It's equally good with...


Chicken & Tomato Risotto

10 reviews

If you're looking for Italian comfort food, this is it! By using store-bought spaghetti sauce, you save time when preparing...


Tarragon Poached Chicken

A delectable sauce starring Dijon mustard and white wine tops off the poached-to-perfection chicken in Herbert Bray's delightful meal-in-one-dinner. "People...

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Herbed Chicken Stir-Fry

Fresh zucchini and squash really brighten this chicken and rice dish. Garlic and oregano combined with lemon juice add extra...


Creamy Chicken ‘n’ Artichokes

“Absolutely wonderful” is how Debra Hibbs accurately describes her dish of artichoke-topped chicken in a lovely wine sauce. “It’s excellent...


Stir-Fried Walnut Chicken

1 review

I prepare this simple stir-fry often because I love tasting the results. The meal-in-one recipe is perfect for busy weeknights....


Spicy Honey-Mustard Chicken Stir-Fry

2 reviews

Peanut butter, lime juice, Dijon mustard and cayenne pepper boost the flavor in this tangy chicken dish from our Test...


Chili Chicken ‘N’ Rice

1 review

Tender chicken breasts on top of hearty chili and rice make for a filling and frugal meal-in-one that's only 85¢...


Chicken Cacciatore Skillet

2 reviews

In her Douglas, Arizona kitchen, Norma Lavanchy cooks up hearty helpings of this easy entree. I"m always experimenting with different...