one pot chicken and rice recipe

One Dish Chicken And Rice Recipe

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One Dish Chicken And Rice Recipe

This chicken and rice recipe is a true one dish meal.  Everything is cooked in one pot, and you don’t need a side dish!  And less dishes to wash for you, the better :)

Another great thing about this yummy chicken and rice recipe is that it requires just five ingredients.  These ingredients are very common and are usually stocked in a pantry and refrigerator: chicken, rice, carrot, onion and garlic.  These simple ingredients create a delicious chicken and rice dinner!

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One Dish Chicken And Rice Recipe

Course: Chicken
Cuisine: American


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces.
  • Chop the onion into small pieces.
  • Shred the carrot using the food processor shredder blade.
  • Cut the chicken into 1-inch pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick heavy bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrot and chicken. Cook, stirring periodically, for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rice to the chicken mixture and mix until combined. Add water, garlic cloves, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Mix with a fork to fluff the rice. Add more salt and pepper to taste if needed.
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Enjoy this yummy one dish chicken and rice meal!  It also reheats very well, so it will be very tasty the next day as well.

If you like this chicken and rice recipe, you will also love these one dish meals: one dish beef stew recipe, easy lasagna recipe with meat sauce, sausage jambalaya recipe and chicken broccoli stir fry recipe.  Enjoy these easy recipes – I love one dish dinners!


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