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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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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 5 mins

Directions

  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.

 

8 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!

 
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!

 
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.

 
Dec 24, 2009

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

 
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 :),

 
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.

 

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Nutrition

  • 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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