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Easy Chicken and Rice

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"This is very easy to make, with ingredients that you might usually have on hand. It gets its flavor from dry soup mix. Try it with some fresh, steamed vegetables."
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1 h 5 m servings 864
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Melt the shortening in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute the chicken sections in the shortening for 2 minutes per side, or until browned. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. Add the rice and green bell pepper, if desired, and saute for 3 minutes, or until slightly browned. Add the soup mix and water and stir together well. Bring this to a boil, then add the chicken, reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 864 calories; 57.9 16.3 65.1 255 272 Full nutrition

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This was a hit with my family!! I substituted onion soup mix for the chicken soup mix and the flavor popped. Also, used brown rice which took a little longer to cook but tasted so yummy! Simp...

This recipie is easy to make on a busy day, plus my family thought it tasted great. A red bell pepper also works well in this dish, if someone doesn't like green peppers.

Although I changed a few things, this was a great base recipe. First, I used olive oil to brown the chicken. I used the boneless thighs I had in the freezer, which stayed nice and juicy. I used ...

I made mine with Onion Soup mix. Yummy. Easy. My rice came out a little bit greasy, so I made another couple of servings on the stove and mixed it in. Just right now! Thanks for sharing.

This recipe is a GREAT concept and a WONDERFUL guideline to follow. I hardly ever follow directions when making recipes, and I really don't want to be one of those people who list what they did ...

It was great, made it with brown rice, super easy fast supper! Oh, and I used onion soup mix also.

This dish was easy to make. I made a big pot and my family ate all of it in one night! I'm adding it to my favorite list.

This was a very easy and delicious recipe. I do agree though that you only need one cup of water for the rice mix. After I put the chicken in the oven with the rice mix, I turned the oven up to ...

This was delicious. Nice, quick and easy to make. Tons of flavor. I used chicken broth instead of water which added some sodium and flavor. This is on my favorite main dish menu.