Hearty Garden Chicken and Rice Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Hearty Garden Chicken and Rice Recipe
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Hearty Garden Chicken and Rice

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"A hearty, delicious blend of chicken, rice, and garden vegetables. Sauteed and simmered to perfection."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr


  1. In a pot, bring the rice and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. In a pot with enough water to cover, boil the chicken breast halves 20 minutes, or until juices run clear. Drain, cool, and cut into chunks.
  3. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion, green bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, carrot, okra, and garlic until tender. Mix in the cooked chicken and red wine vinegar. Continue to cook and stir 5 minutes.
  4. Mix the cooked rice into the skillet. Season the mixture with chili powder, garlic salt, paprika, seasoned salt, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Continue cooking until heated through.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 26, 2004

Very good dish. Nice flavor. Thought it needed some liquid at the end so added some chicken broth.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 18, 2007

I also thought that there was something lacking, but it was good. Fit perfectly with the ingredients I had available.


8 Ratings

Sep 16, 2009

This was really good. I suggest saving the water/broth and boiling the chicken (with or without the spices - I did it with)and then using that as the liquid. It saves a step and makes a really tasty rice. I also took into account what others said - "it was missing something". Two words - 'shredded cheese' !

Aug 22, 2004

This was pretty good, but it was missing something. I tried adding canned tomatoes,which helped, but didn't make it great.

Feb 18, 2010

This is a great meal to beat the cold with. It will definitely warm you inside and out!

Nov 18, 2008

I have to agree that this was only ok. It is gorgeous though. Beautiful colors on my red, orange, and yellow dishes.....And then I had some more the next day and it was even better than the first day. Hhhmmm. Who would`ve thought it would get better but it did.

Mar 09, 2013

Pretty good. I didn't have all the veggies called for, so used a frozen Normandie Vegetable blend, which worked well. I added a cup of water and bullion to the veggies so they would cook in the skillet, tossed in some kielbasa sausage, and baked the chicken instead of boiling. Worked well; it was pretty spicy, although I think that might've been my fault; I think I put in more cayenne than I meant to. Still tasted pretty good, though. I halved this and it was plenty for dinner with enough for a good size serving leftover. Thanks for the recipe.

Jan 27, 2014

I seasoned and grilled the chicken instead of boiling it. I used extra virgin olive oil instead of butter and I added a little cumin.


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  • Calories
  • 313 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 531 mg
  • 21%

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

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