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Easy Chicken and Rice

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"This is very easy to make, with ingredients that you might usually have on hand. It gets its flavor from dry soup mix. Try it with some fresh, steamed vegetables."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Melt the shortening in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute the chicken sections in the shortening for 2 minutes per side, or until browned. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. Add the rice and green bell pepper, if desired, and saute for 3 minutes, or until slightly browned. Add the soup mix and water and stir together well. Bring this to a boil, then add the chicken, reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes.
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Jul 23, 2009

This was a hit with my family!! I substituted onion soup mix for the chicken soup mix and the flavor popped. Also, used brown rice which took a little longer to cook but tasted so yummy! Simple and delicious!

Mar 26, 2008

This recipie is easy to make on a busy day, plus my family thought it tasted great. A red bell pepper also works well in this dish, if someone doesn't like green peppers.


9 Ratings

Mar 08, 2010

Although I changed a few things, this was a great base recipe. First, I used olive oil to brown the chicken. I used the boneless thighs I had in the freezer, which stayed nice and juicy. I used carrots and celery for the veggies and I might even use peas next time. Lastly, I used onion soup mix as others had suggested. It turned out great and so amazingly easy to make. The only thing I might do different would be to use regular rice instead of instant. The rice was a little soggy for my taste. Thanks for this great recipe!

Oct 28, 2009

I made mine with Onion Soup mix. Yummy. Easy. My rice came out a little bit greasy, so I made another couple of servings on the stove and mixed it in. Just right now! Thanks for sharing.

Mar 15, 2010

This recipe is a GREAT concept and a WONDERFUL guideline to follow. I hardly ever follow directions when making recipes, and I really don't want to be one of those people who list what they did differently, but I have got to commend you for this recipe! I used very health-friendly, non-dairy ingredients, even down to the packet of dry chicken soup and was VERY VERY pleased both times I have made this! Thank you for posting your idea!

Dec 24, 2009

It was great, made it with brown rice, super easy fast supper! Oh, and I used onion soup mix also.

Nov 27, 2013

This dish was easy to make. I made a big pot and my family ate all of it in one night! I'm adding it to my favorite list.

Sep 23, 2013

This was a very easy and delicious recipe. I do agree though that you only need one cup of water for the rice mix. After I put the chicken in the oven with the rice mix, I turned the oven up to 375 degrees because it seemed to take longer to cook the chicken than the original recipe said. Otherwise everything was great :),


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  • Calories
  • 864 kcal
  • 43%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 255 mg
  • 85%
  • Fat
  • 57.9 g
  • 89%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 65.1 g
  • 130%
  • Sodium
  • 272 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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