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Baked Chicken and Rice Dinner – This easy-to-make dish combines the simplicity of one-pan cooking with the classic flavors of tender chicken and perfectly seasoned rice. Whether you’re a busy home cook or just want a satisfying meal that pleases everyone at the table, this recipe has you covered.
Why You Should Try It:
Our Chicken and Rice Bake is the ideal solution for a delicious, hassle-free dinner. It’s a versatile recipe that lets you customize the flavor by choosing your favorite creamed soup. With minimal prep and maximum flavor, it’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions.
Why You’ll Love This:
This dish offers the comforting combination of tender, seasoned chicken and fluffy, flavorful rice, all in one pan. The onion soup mix adds a savory depth of flavor, and you can tailor the dish to your taste by selecting your preferred creamed soup. With just a handful of ingredients and easy preparation, it’s a recipe that delivers on both convenience and taste.
What to Serve With This Recipe:
Serve your Chicken and Rice Bake as a complete meal, or pair it with a simple side salad or steamed vegetables to add freshness and balance to your plate. It’s a versatile dish that complements a variety of sides.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use boneless chicken for this recipe?
Yes, boneless chicken pieces can be used. Adjust the cooking time accordingly to ensure the chicken is fully cooked.
Can I add vegetables to this dish?
Absolutely! You can add your favorite vegetables, such as peas, carrots, or bell peppers, to the rice and chicken mixture for added texture and flavor.
Can I make this dish in advance and reheat it?
Yes, you can prepare this dish ahead of time and reheat it in the oven or microwave when ready to serve. Keep it covered to prevent drying out during reheating.Print
1 cup uncooked rice (regular long grain white or brown)
1 cup water
1 package dry onion soup mix
1 can cream of mushroom soup or creamed soup of your choice (10.5 oz)
1–2 pounds cut-up chicken (season to taste)
Preparing and Baking:
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175°C). Spray an 11-inch oven-proof skillet or a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with non-stick spray.
In the baking pan, combine the rice, dry onion soup mix, mushroom soup, and water.
Spread the mixture evenly in the pan and place the seasoned chicken on top. Push the chicken down into the rice and sprinkle with paprika for extra flavor and color.
Cover the pan with aluminum foil.
Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the chicken is cooked through, and the rice is tender.
Customize the flavor by choosing your preferred creamed soup, such as cream of chicken or cream of celery.
For those who prefer more rice, you can increase the rice and water by 1/4 cup each.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 1 heure
- Category: Main Course
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: Baked Chicken and Rice Dinner
Enjoy the simplicity and comfort of our One-Pan Chicken and Rice Bake – a flavorful and satisfying dish that brings together the best of chicken and rice in one easy-to-make meal. Whether for a weeknight dinner or a family gathering, it’s a reliable favorite.