I hope you love it, too. So many readers have posted great results using broccoli. I love a good chicken and rice dish, and this version incorporates plenty of cheese and fresh broccoli for a meal that’s a real crowd pleaser. I have a lot left over, however. 1/4 cup olive oil Love all your recipes! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review! Used a tablespoon of jarred garlic instead of fresh. Yum! We appreciate it! Hi Donna, I haven’t tested that but I think that should work. Thanks and you are so sweet to respond to all these comments! I’ll have to make a double batch next time because my siblings were arguing over the last scoop. This turned out SO good! He also says that it is one of his top favorite meals of all time. Thankyou. Hi Lesya, we sure did. Juicy chicken and rice are cooked together in a … We cannot consume any alchoholic products in our faith, thank you so much. This is my absolute favorite dish. I highly recommend that you don’t leave out the cream and substitute with broth. That’s just awesome! I’ve been making this since 2010 and it’s become mine (and everyone else’s) favorite. LOVE your videos! Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is fully cooked (15 mins). I LOVED this and would eat it every week. Can you use cream of chicken or mushroom soup instead of heavy cream?? 1 head garlic 2. I dont like parmesan cheese, do you think it’s possible to take cheddar or mozzarella instead ? I love this receipe, and its now a family favorite! New fall fave for our family. My husband won’t eat chicken if it’s not browned first. I made this receipe last night for supper. Another reader said she tried instant brown rice and it took the same amount of time to cook as Jasmine rice. I’m so happy you love our recipes! Thank you! Just made you wonderful Chicken and Rice casserole! Pour the chicken broth, cream of mushroom, and water, evenly over the chicken. Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is fully cooked (15 mins). Do you have this recipe in the instant pot version? Thx in advance for your reply. I’ve made this before so good. Hi Blossom! Thank you thank you THANK YOU! Season the chicken and lay on the rice mixture. Big hit with my hubby. Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. Thank you for taking the time to write this thoughtful review. Step 1: Sauté the chicken. Thank you for that awesome review! Feel free to add more parmesan if you like it extra cheesy. Increase the heat to high and add 1 cup white wine. Stir in peas and cream, cover and cook until rice is fully tender. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 45 … Ive made this dish several times and it always turns out AmAzInG!! Pan seared crispy chicken thighs and finished in the oven. Increase the heat to high and add 1 cup white wine. Cover the skillet with the lid. Absolutely a new staple in our dinner rotation. It’s one of those meals that you’ll make and your family members will be convinced you’re the best cook there is. This one very good. Without testing, I can’t say for sure if brown rice will work in this recipe because I don’t think you’d want to cook the chicken that long. Hi Laura, you could freeze this chicken and rice since the ingredients reheat pretty well. When reheating, I would suggest first thawing in the fridge overnight then add a little sprinkle of water when it’s heating up so it doesn’t get dry. I made this recipe following the posted instructions and, oh my goodness, this was amazing! Saute onion, carrots and celery in oil. That is wonderful to hear. I’m so glad you’re enjoying our recipes. This creamy rice casserole also also reheats really well. Add trimmed, chopped chicken thighs, 2 bay leaves, another 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper. : ). I will use it! Spinach, roasted peppers, onions, Parmesan, and cream come together to create an absolutely scrumptious sauce. Made this last night with brown rice and followed the recommendation to cook longer (30min). LOL Plus some chopped broccoli at the last 7 min. Pour broth over the rice, ensuring it is covered. This is my twist on his Chicken Supreme dish, a creamy sauce with chicken, bacon, onion and garlic, finished off with some peas and mushrooms. I’m so glad you found a favorite! If you experiment that please let me know how you like that. Hi natasha, Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Sandy! Fettuccine in a Creamy Butternut-Sage Sauce Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken About Michelle De La Cerda Recipe developer, food travel writer, amateur photographer, food blogger, writer of random things, editor, tv watcher, book reader, mother and woman. I used fresh thyme that I had on hand. Tasty and quick. I wouldn’t recommend it, no. Hi Tori, I haven’t had that happen but I am happy to troubleshoot. Used chicken breasts instead of thighs and celery instead of onion since mine had spoiled. Creamy Chicken and Rice Recipe (a one-pot meal), skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into 1" pieces. Thank you!” I hope that helps. Thank you for that great review, Scott! Thanks! Most brands would work fine, even the $7 bottles. I’m so happy you enjoyed that! Add garlic and cook until chicken is nearly cooked through, about 2 minutes longer. Hi Quinn, this recipe calls for medium grain rice “2 cups medium grain rice such as Jasmine rice (un-rinsed)” I hope that helps. Thanks . Brown rice would be a little trickier since it takes twice as long to cook. Thanks again Natasha for a wonderful recipe! This is my all time favorite recipe. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook the rice for 45 minutes, or until tender. Awww that’s the best! Using a dutch oven or heavy bottom pot with tight fitting lid, over medium/high heat, add 1/4 cup … Thank you. So delicious and an easy comfort food! Natasha! In your picture you have a small bottle of Better than boullion but I cant tell where you using it in the recipe. Hi Stacy, the flavor will be much better with chicken broth – I think it would be lacking something with using just water and you would have to add more seasonings to taste. This was so creamy and the chicken thighs were a great call! Sautee until soft and golden (8-10 min). I agree! Hi Natasha, I made this dish for my family tonight and we ate the whole pot! I have a couple vacuum sucked in the frig that need to find a home, and this looked like a possibility. Made this tonight. Yum, how I am going to make it from now on. Thank you! Next time will add meat for the full meal idea. One Pan Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice with Black Beans. Can’t believe I made this and taste awesome. Credits: This chicken and rice recipe was inspired by my Beef Plov recipe and Lidia Matticchio’s Traditional Rice & Chicken. It’s so creamy and all the flavors just come together so well, definitely one of those things you want to make a huge batch of so you can have days worth of leftovers. The only thing is the chicken definetly takes much longer to cook than stayed, but thats not really an issue. Season 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs all over with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. This is not necessarily a healthy meal but it´s totally worth the calories! Thank you so much for sharing that with me! Oh and I didn’t have wine so I used white wine vinegar. I’ve made it a little differently at times, for example instead of 5 cups of broth, I’ve used an extra cup of wine and four cups of broth and I’ve used fresh dill instead of parsley. I make this all the time. My son especially loves it and requests it for his birthday meal every year since 2015! Today I refried the leftovers in butter and some of the rice got crispy. Over-cooked chicken breasts wouldn’t do this recipe any favors. This recipe is superb! This doesn’t work well in the crock pot. Love your videos and your kids coming in for taste tests. Read my disclosure policy. Season the chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Just made this tonight and was a big hit. I’m so happy you found a family favorite! This Garlic Chicken Thighs with Rice recipe is … It wouldn’t quite have the same depth of flavor but would still taste good. Thank you for sharing that with me! Thank you! You’re welcome! I can report back that it was a good idea! or so. Such a delicious meal! Looking forward to making my next dish. BTW, I’ve tried dozens of your recipes. I think it would still work if you wanted to rinse the rice but it would be a little less creamy. Substituted the wine for apple cider vinegar but everything else the same. Kiran. Thank you for the wonderful review! Hi – Would this recipe be ok doubled for a larger crowd? Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa and Coconut Rice, Fresh veggies (yellow onion, carrots, celery and garlic). Toss the chicken breast with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. “It’s Natasha’s recipe” is frequently said here! That’s what cooking should be about. Half the salt. It should be creamy. Using the unrinsed Jasmine produced a dish remarkably similar to a good risotto without all the stirring and a leftover that I believe will freeze well and warm up perfectly in a SousVide or pot of simmering water. I was also able to freeze half of it for a quick dinner another night. That’s so great! Hi Lori, I haven’t seen any reviews for substituting cauliflower rice and I haven’t tested it myself. They wan’t me to fix it again very soon. I made it exactly as the recipe.l. Stir in the sour cream. That’s so awesome! It should be creamy. 3. SO GOOD!!! Thanks. I usedchicken breasts and dried thyme. One of my favorite recipes!! Delicious! My son ended his meal by saying “Mama your food is the best.” Yes, it’s that good! Thanks. Dip each piece of chicken in it on both sides, shake off the excess and place in the dish. Just keep in mind that onion, celery, and carrots all take a while to cook so if you add softer, faster cooking veggies (like broccoli) you may want to add them near the end of the cook time. I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). You’re on a first name basis with us. Turned out really well. I use a five or six cheese Italian blend. This Chicken and Rice dish is so satisfying – a must try! Chicken thighs stay much juicier and more tender in the slow cooker than chicken breasts, and leaving the bone in adds extra flavor and moisture to the dish. Thank you!!! Thank you for sharing that with us, Yvette & Welcome! Such a wonderful meal. So satisfying! Hi Carisa, I haven’t experimented with this in an instant pot so I am not able to share any modifications if necessary. ** A note on using brown rice instead of Jasmine rice. Add the hot chicken broth, then stir in the rice. Heat a large frying pan/skillet over medium heat. No wine…allergic to sulfites in wine…but used extra broth (homemade, so, wonderful flavor). Top with white rice. Would that be okay? Loved this recipe!! Loved it. The chicken would be a little bland if you skipped that step. Hi Rachael, I recommend reading through the comments. I had most of the ingredients already in my kitchen and it was a huge hit with my family!!! Cover the baking dish tightly with aluminum foil. Haha. How many cups is “2 large carrots grated or cut into matchsticks”. Thank you for sharing that wonderful review with us Christina! Natasha, can this be adapted to a crockpot? It will be one of my family favorites. Cook chicken in skillet, adding garlic near the end. Thank you for that thoughtful review Lori! Love this recipe! Thank you for sharing. This was so delicious and easy!!! When I added it to the chicken I cooked it for an additional 30 minutes. How to make chicken and rice. I would also cut the rice down by 1/3 and add in quartered baby Bella mushrooms and some large chunks of broccoli. It has all of the heartiness of plov and creamy deliciousness of a risotto. I used brown basmati rice so while I was sautéing the ingredients I let the rice simmer in the chicken broth to get the softening started. 1/3 cup fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped So juicy! Pour the creamy liquid over the top – do not stir. Using a dutch oven or heavy bottom pot with tight fitting lid, over medium/high heat, add 1/4 cup olive oil and 2 Tbsp unsalted butter. Hi Monique the parmesan cheese will be a better match with the white wine and it will also incorporate better into the rice, but a different cheese should still work fine. Hi Angela, I prefer it with chicken thigh meat because it’s more flavorful and tender, but I have tried and and have gotten several reader reports that it works works well with chicken breast. I’m all smiles! So I made this.. actually tried to a couple times and I went by the recipe and it’s just so oily.. Bring to a boil. I’m so happy you found a favorite on our blog! I imagine there would need to be some adjustments made since cauliflower doesn’t absorb water the way rice does. We are slowly working through all of our recipes to add nutrition info but it is a time-consuming process as they have to be added one at a time. Thank you for that wonderful review! Thanks. That’s just awesome! Hi Debbie, the white wine gives this dish great flavor but if you don’t use wine in cooking, you can substitute with broth and a splash of lemon juice for a little extra flavor. Add in rice, chicken broth and thyme and season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, covered, until the rice is … Thank you for a great recipe. Hi Olga, definitely try step 2 browning the chicken. Was creamy and delicious. I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe! You’re reader was spot on. It reminds me of an old family favorite, savory rice, but kicked up about 10 notches. Sounds like a good plan. I added mushrooms and frozen peas to it so good!!! I love that most ingredients are already in my kitchen. I hope you have a pretty large pot, or cook in 2 separate pots . 1 cup dry white wine such as Chardonnay Perfect for cold fall days! Thanks. I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Hi Penny, you are very welcome. Drizzle the butter over the chicken and rice. Hi natasha, love your recipes, can you give alternates to white wine that you use in your recipes. Hi Lori, I’ve tested pinot grigio, chardonnay and soft white with great results :). trimmed boneless, skinless chicken thighs. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe. 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