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Chicken and Rice Dinner

My family lines up seconds of this hearty main dish from my mother-in-law, Mary Lou Baumert—a great cook! In this easy tasty recipe, the chicken bakes to a beautiful golden brown.—Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2-1/3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Add flour to shallow bowl. Dredge chicken in flour. Dip chicken in flour to coat all sides, shaking off excess. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat, brown chicken batches.
  • In a large bowl, combine water, rice, milk, salt, poultry seasoning and pepper. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with chicken.
  • Cover and bake until chicken juices run clear, 50-55 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 541 calories, 23g fat (6g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 504mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 38g protein.

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