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cooked chicken and rice in white baking dish

Baked Chicken And Rice

Look no further than this Baked Chicken And Rice if you’re after a new easy, midweek dinner that everyone will love.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 6 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 245kcal


  • Baking Dish


  • 1 ½ Cups Uncooked White Rice
  • 1 Pk. Frozen Mixed Vegetables 8 Oz
  • 2 ½ Tsp. divided Cajun seasoning
  • 2 ½ Tsp. Divided Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 4 Chicken Thighs – Skin on or off.
  • 1 ½ Cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil


  • Wash and season the meat.
    Preheat the oven to 350°. Next, season the meat with 1 tsp. of the cajun seasoning and with 1 tsp. of the lemon pepper seasoning.
    In a large skillet, add the oil and sear the checkine on all sides. Remove the chicken once it is golden brown on both sides. Set aside.
    step 1-5 to make oven baked chicken and rice
  • In a baking dish, add the vegetables, rice, and apply the rest of the seasoning.
    Next, Place the chicken on top of the rice and vegetables.
    Pour the chicken broth around the chicken. Cover the dish with foil, then bake for 30 minutes.
    Remove the foil, drizzle the top of the chicken with olive oil (about 1 tbsp.). This will help the chicken to become crispy. Bake for an additional 20 minutes until the liquid is absorbed.
    Stand for 5 minutes, then remove chicken and fluff up rice. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired, serve and enjoy!
    cooked chicken and rice in white baking dish



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Serving: 6People | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 644mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 4mg