One-Pot Wonder: Chicken and Rice Delight



One-Pot Wonder: Chicken and Rice Delight

If you’re looking for a delicious and hassle-free meal that will please both your family and your taste buds, our One-Pot Wonder: Chicken and Rice Delight is the answer. This dish is the epitome of comfort food, combining tender chicken, aromatic rice, and an array of savory spices that come together to create a symphony of flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of long-grain white rice
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (14 oz) of diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  2. In a large, oven-safe skillet or Dutch oven, heat some olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken breasts and sear them until golden brown on both sides. Remove them from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the chopped onion, garlic, and bell peppers. Sauté until they start to soften.
  5. Stir in the rice, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, thyme, and cayenne pepper.
  6. Return the seared chicken breasts to the skillet, nestling them into the rice mixture.
  7. Cover the skillet and transfer it to a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C). Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the rice is tender and the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

One-Pot Wonder: Chicken and Rice Delight is the perfect dinner solution for busy weeknights. The combination of chicken, rice, and a medley of flavorful ingredients makes this dish a crowd-pleaser. Plus, with just one pot to clean, you’ll love the easy cleanup!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 420
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 3g

If you’re searching for a hearty and satisfying meal that brings comfort and flavor to the table, our One-Pot Wonder: Chicken and Rice Delight won’t disappoint. Whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a casual dinner with friends, this dish is a winner. Enjoy the simplicity of a one-pot meal without sacrificing taste!

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