Chicken and Rice

The ingredients are simple, but chicken-and-rice dishes take on a world of exotic flavors. From biryani to stir-fry to casserole, these easy chicken-and-rice dishes corner the market on fast and convenient.

See Popular Chicken and Rice Recipes

Drumsticks with Peas and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

This chicken main-dish recipe comes with its own side-dish accompaniment that's sure to get raves from your family.

Baked Chicken Country Captain

Better Homes and Gardens

Although this Southern favorite is usually simmered, this version of the curried chicken is baked, making it easy on the cook.

How to Make Chicken and Rice Casserole

Knowing how to make a chicken and rice casserole ensures you can always serve up one of the most universally beloved comfort foods. Nearly everyone's grandmother had her own version of this dish, and the beauty of it is that you can fall back on whatever ingredients you happen to have handy, for endless variations. There’s no one "right" recipe.

Stuffed Peppers Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

A popular stuffed pepper main dish filled with precooked chicken, asparagus, tarragon, and rice cooked with whipping cream.

Total: 30 mins

Chicken and Rice with Mole

Better Homes and Gardens

A bit of cocoa powder tames the heat in the mole sauce that coats each bite of this slow cooker chicken dinner.

Gingered Chicken and Fried Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken drumsticks are served with a simple vegetable and rice mixture in this quick-fix dinner.

Total: 29 mins

How to Cook Wild Rice

When you thumb through cookbooks or surf the net looking for instructions on how to cook wild rice, you may be surprised to find out that wild rice isn't a rice at all, but instead a nutritious grain. In fact, it's the only cereal grain that's native to North America.

Chicken Biryani

Family Circle

Inexpensive chicken thighs get paired with garam masala and ginger to deliver all the flavors of classic Indian carryout right to your skillet.

Sesame Chicken with Broccoli

Better Homes and Gardens

There is mouthwatering magic in the sweet-tart, spicy-salty balance of Chinese sauces like this one. Here it is poured over tender marinated chicken, sprinkled with a generous helping of toasted sesame seeds and served with the crisp clean contrast of steamed broccoli. Its just like the dish you get from the local takeout, only so much more delicious and better for you.

Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner

Family Circle

This dinner recipe will fill your plate with chicken, rice, salad, and biscuits. Thanks to convenience products such as breaded precooked chicken, instant rice, refrigerated biscuits, and pre-washed salad greens, it goes together with minimal fuss.

How to Prepare Mexican Rice

No more boil-and-eat packets: Knowing how to prepare Mexican rice from scratch requires a few added steps but pays off with more flavor and far less sodium. Mexican rice (also known as Spanish rice in the U.S., though it's not at all native to Spain) is a popular side dish, often served alongside refried beans, at Mexican-American restaurants.

Orange Chicken and Couscous

Parents

The orange in this whole grain, protein-packed salad doesn't refer to a sugary Asian sauce, but to a summery citrus dressing.

Rice with Chicken and Sour Cherries

Better Homes and Gardens

Sticky rice mixes well with the sweet-tart mixture of cherries and chicken in this easy main dish recipe

Touch-of-Gold Chicken-Rice Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

The peaches, orange dressing, and curried rice give this salad its golden touch.

Total: 35 mins

Country Captain Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

To make a healthy version of this classic chicken recipe from Georgia, we skinned the chicken and skipped the browning step.

Total: 1 hr

Reduced-Fat Paella

Better Homes and Gardens

This simplified version of the renown Spanish dish features chicken and shrimp. It's also lower in calories than a traditional paella.

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