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Chicken and Rice Week 4

 From Cookateria the most basic recipe for Chicken & Rice

This simple and easy Chicken Rice Casserole makes an elegant and tasty dinner. Made with onions, carrots, basmati rice, and chicken you won't believe how delicious this meal is!
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CHICKEN RICE CASSEROLE

This simple and easy Chicken Rice Casserole makes an elegant and tasty dinner. Made with onions, carrots, basmati rice, and chicken, you won’t believe how delicious this meal is!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: ukrainian
Keyword: chicken rice casserole
 
Servings: 4 servings
 
Calories: 549kcal
 
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 3 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Onion medium
  • 2 Carrots medium
  • 2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. Favorite Chicken Seasoning* (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp. Salt and pepper, to taste** (or to taste)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 °F.
  • In a large skillet, sauté the chopped onion with olive oil over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes. Add the carrots and cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Add the chicken and season it with salt, pepper, and your favorite chicken seasoning (Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning, Taco Seasoning, Old Bay Seasoning, etc.). Cook the chicken for 5-7 minutes.
  • Transfer the chicken to a medium casserole dish and add the rice and chicken broth. Stir well.
  • Cover the casserole with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

Notes

* Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning, Taco Seasoning, Old Bay Seasoning, etc. ** Depending on how salty your chicken broth is, you may need more or less salt.

Nutrition

Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 1127mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5215IU | Vitamin C: 14.1mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2.1mg

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