Chicken and Rice
With a little imagination, chicken and rice can go a long way in the kitchen. Turn out delicious dishes with recipes ranging from casseroles, soups, and baked dishes, to Spanish, curry, or mushroom chicken and rice.See Popular Chicken and Rice Recipes
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.
This chicken and rice dinner is really as easy as pour and stir the slow cooker does the rest of the work for you!
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.
A bit of cocoa powder tames the heat in the mole sauce that coats each bite of this slow cooker chicken dinner.
Chances are you already have a recipe or two for how to bake chicken breast. Chicken is a favorite mealtime choice in many households, and with good reason. It's low in fat and high in protein, and its mild flavor means it goes well with ingredients both common and exotic. Finding new recipes to keep your menu planning fresh and exciting can be a challenge, especially if you're cooking for a family. That makes chicken breast a great choice. Like the proverbial little black dress, you can dress chicken up or down depending on the occasion. Versatile chicken offers so many options, you need never get bored.
Sticky rice mixes well with the sweet-tart mixture of cherries and chicken in this easy main dish recipe
Arroz con pollo (Spanish for "chicken with rice") is traditionally made with chicken, tomatoes, green pepper, and sometimes saffron. This version adds wine and asparagus for a new twist.
Chicken drumsticks are served with a simple vegetable and rice mixture in this quick-fix dinner.
This Mexican dinner is ideal for mixing and matching. The chicken would taste fabulous sliced and served inside fajitas, while the pilaf would be a perfect partner for grilled steak or shrimp.
Green chile peppers and chili powder give this savory chicken main dish a classic Tex-Mex bite. Make it up to 24 hours ahead of time for dinner in a hurry.
While chicken breasts often get all the glory, the drumsticks and thighs hold some of the juiciest and most flavorful meat--and even better, they're inexpensive and easy to prepare. Drumsticks are also favorites among young diners since they come with a "handle" and are fun to eat. So, knowing how to cook chicken legs is an especially useful skill for anyone feeding a family.
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.
Chicken and rice is a classic Mexican dinner option. Serve alongside a bowl of chips and salsa for a real fiesta.