Was creamy and delicious. Can’t believe I made this and taste awesome. Add the chicken thighs, skin-side down, while the pan is still cold. Hi Carolyn, you can use more broth instead. I’m glad the substitute ingredients that you used worked so well. My entire family loves this dish and it is just that easy. We appreciate it! 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. Could I use long grain rice and just cook longer? Thank you! Another reader said she tried instant brown rice and it took the same amount of time to cook as Jasmine rice. My family and I loved it! This has become a comfort food in my house. Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is fully cooked (15 mins). Hi Tori, I haven’t had that happen but I am happy to troubleshoot. I made this tonight for dinner, and even my hard to please family raved about how good it was. Hi Malisa, I think it would work to make this into a vegetarian version and skip the chicken. Thank you for that wonderful review! Super fun and easy to make and this recipe is absolutely amazing!! Simmer for 15-20 minutes, covered, until the rice is … You’re reader was spot on. Increase the heat to high and add 1 cup white wine. I made this last night for me and my mom and it was delish!!! The flavors are simple enough for the kids but the flavors are delicious enough to satisfy adults too. I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Hello, I don’t eat meat can I substitute shrimp for the chicken. (P.S. Thanks. : ). A keeper! Without testing I can’t say for sure because I don’t think you’d want to cook the chicken that long. 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. Thank you! Stir in peas and cream, cover and cook until rice is fully tender, about 5 minutes longer. Stir in the sour cream. I feel like maybe stove top is still best for this recipe but I’m hoping I’m wrong! LOVE your videos! Return chicken thighs to the skillet, and cook, covered, until chicken is no longer pink at the bone … Another winner and keeper. It wouldn’t quite have the same depth of flavor but would still taste good. Thanks and you are so sweet to respond to all these comments! Second time we made this.. Of course turned out perfect. My son ended his meal by saying “Mama your food is the best.” Yes, it’s that good! My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Also if only using 4 chicken thighs your rice to chicken ratio will be large and you’ll end up with lots of leftover rice…it def needs 6 pcs of chicken … That’s fine, but I do think the thighs are best here as they have more flavor. You don’t have to get anything expensive for it to taste good, just avoid anything that says “cooking wine.” Enjoy! Thx in advance for your reply. We added some peppers to step one, compliments of neighbors! I also added some chopped tomatoes from the garden. Perfect! I use a five or six cheese Italian blend. I’m so happy you love our recipes! Thank you for that awesome review! Additionally, I was a little short of chicken broth, so I added some freshly squeezed lemon juice. Perfect! Question; I’m out of dry white wine- have pear cider that seems like a bad idea. Serve over fluffy rice or mashed potatoes for the ultimate comfort meal! Thanks. Without separating the cloves (leaving the root end intact), slice the end off a whole head of garlic to expose the garlic cloves. I’m so glad you enjoyed that Lisa! Thank you so much! Hi Bill, that should work just fine. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Season the chicken and lay on the rice mixture. Hi Penny, you are very welcome. Boil down the wine, scraping the bottom until most of the wine has evaporated. Served over a creamy white cheddar broccoli rice. Hi EJ, we actually converted this recipe to an instant pot chicken and rice and didn’t use any white wine at all and it still turned out delicious. Thank you for that completely amazing review and feedback. That’s just awesome!! This turned out beautifully! I used the rice I had on hand which was one cup of basmati and one cup instant white, added all at the same time and it came out perfect in the 15 minutes. earlier this summer you posted a taco hot dish. Cover with lid and simmer until liquid has been absorbed and rice is nearly tender, about 18 - 20 minutes. My husband and I Enjoyed our Dinner! That’s just awesome! Hi Pat, I haven’t tested that but I think it could work. Will this receive taste ok with less butter? Thanks so much! Okay Natasha, this is my kind of comfort food. If you have the option, chicken tenders would probably be better than chicken breast, but chicken breast will work. Thank you. Hello Natasha, would it make much of a difference to the end result if I browned the chicken pieces first? It’s one of those meals that you’ll make and your family members will be convinced you’re the best cook there is. Place chicken thigh pieces into … I made this for the first time last night and it was a big hit! That’s the most I’ve seen her eat in a long time. How would I make it work with brown rice? If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe. It’s also a one-pot wonder. I made this today and we absolutely loved it. Bake for 30 minutes, carefully remove and stir up the rice … Finally, stir in chopped parsley and 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. Thank you thank you THANK YOU! Will add toasted pine Feel free to add more parmesan if you like it extra cheesy. Thank you for the wonderful review! Thanks for your awesome feedback, Melissa. Top with white rice. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook the rice for 45 minutes, or until tender. It wouldn’t quite have the same depth of flavor but would still taste good. I’m thinking it’s cause it needs to be sautéd separate for color and to be browned well. Ive made this dish several times and it always turns out AmAzInG!! Add in rice, chicken broth and thyme and season … I’m so happy to hear you are enjoying my blog! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe. I made this receipe last night for supper. Thanks for stopping by! FREE BONUS: 5 Secrets to Be a Better Cook! Hi Tracy, the alcohol cooks out as you boil it down so you are just left with great flavor, but if you are concerned, you can use more broth instead. 2 of my readers both tried brown rice and both said they had great results but it took 45 minutes too cook rather than 15 minutes. I was also able to freeze half of it for a quick dinner another night. LOL Plus some chopped broccoli at the last 7 min. How to make chicken and rice. Have been making it for a few years! I’m so glad you found a favorite! I can report back that it was a good idea! If you experiment first, please let me know how it goes. Thank you for sharing. Help!!! The chicken would be a little bland if you skipped that step. Thank you so much for sharing that with me. Hi Natasha, I made this dish for my family tonight and we ate the whole pot! Sorry I don’t have that info excluding those two but there are several online nutrition calculators such as myfitnesspal.com. I think they found their favorite! If you don’t want to use wine what could you substitute it with. You’re welcome, Ann! This looks wonderful. I am smiling big reading your comment , Read more comments/reviewsAdd comment/review. Would doubling the ingredients double the time? My four year old granddaughter quite often watches with me and loves and copies your little tap on the counter before you start. Sautee until soft and golden (8-10 min). Dip each piece of chicken in it on both sides, shake off the excess and place in the dish. I thought it might have been too much liquid but it absorbed quite nicely at the end. Added a couple of rotisserie breasts shredded just before finishing with butter and parm and it was just excellent. It should be creamy. Transfer to a plate. Cover the baking dish tightly with aluminum foil. Also, the wine adds great flavor to the chicken and overall dish but I’m so glad you enjoyed it even without the white wine. You’re so nice! Thank you for this wonderful review I’m glad that you loved this recipe. Hi, the dish is intended to be somewhat like a risotto which is why we do not rinse the rice. 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. Next time will add meat for the full meal idea. Very easy and tasty. Here you'll find delicious, trusted recipes with easy step-by-step photos and videos. So delicious and an easy comfort food! That sounds like the perfect substitution! It has all of the heartiness of plov and creamy deliciousness of a risotto. Soooo schmecky it was tough to portion control :0. I used fresh thyme that I had on hand. This post may contain affiliate links. That’s so great! Results are much fancier than effort and I love it but definitely need longer to cook the rice, not a bad idea to brown chicken first but then it’s not one pot. I dont know if it’s because it sat overnight and the flavors were enhanced but it was delicious much better than yesterday. But I always come back to your recipe. Made this a couple times and it’s pretty easy and perfect. Never disappointed. Step 1: Sauté the chicken. Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce! Heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat. Not complicated. This is the very best. Turn off the heat, remove garlic head (you can either push the cloves of garlic out into the rice and eat it or discard it) and quickly stir in remaining 2 Tbsp butter until fully incorporated. The flavors weren’t the same, but I followed the same recipe. Here you’ll find a collection of delicious recipes that your family will love, all tested and approved by me, Jaclyn, creator of this food blog. Thinly sliced the carrots rather than grate them. easy to follow and with delicious results! Just made this tonight and was a big hit. I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). I wondered if you’ve tried to make it in your instant pot though and if so, how did you modify? Loved this recipe!! I just got a Pampered Chef Quick Cooker and I’m trying to use it as often as possible. Next time I’ll get boneless thighs to enjoy the convenience of bite-sized pieces, though. How many cups is “2 large carrots grated or cut into matchsticks”. I hope you love it, too. I have an old dutch oven that has been in the family forever and we’ve always used it as a household decoration… until now! Was wondering if we could freeze the left overs? Love your videos and your kids coming in for taste tests. Tried this for the first time today! Thanks!! I hope you love every recipe that you will try! SO GOOD!!! 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. Less dishes is huge for me because most of my cooking sprees tend to make the kitchen look like it’s been hit by twin tornados (as evidenced here). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Thank you for sharing your great review! Aww that’s the best! I added mushrooms and frozen peas to it so good!!! Natasha’s favorite tips to unleash your inner chef! I’m so happy to hear that! Want to make your Creamy Chicn & Rice recipe. The recipe makes a ton of food so normally I freeze a bit down, it reheats really nicely! Oh and I didn’t have wine so I used white wine vinegar. Such a delicious meal! So many readers have posted great results using broccoli. Saute onion, carrots and celery in oil. 2 cups medium grain rice such as Jasmine rice (un-rinsed)** Hi Quinn, this recipe calls for medium grain rice “2 cups medium grain rice such as Jasmine rice (un-rinsed)” I hope that helps. My lifestyle has changed significantly from when I first started following you, from living the city single life: taking hours shopping and creating these online masterpieces, to now: chasing a 2 year old around trying to slap anything decent together by 7. Just cook longer before adding veg back in? This Garlic Chicken Thighs with Rice recipe is … trimmed boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Great job with this one! Place the chicken thighs on top of the rice and season with salt, pepper, paprika and cajun seasoning. I would also cut the rice down by 1/3 and add in quartered baby Bella mushrooms and some large chunks of broccoli. This was so delicious and easy!!! Natasha, this looks so yummy. I have not tried freezing this recipe, but I think it could work well to freeze portions then thaw and re-heat on a skillet. I have done this before and loved it but I don’t have Chardonnay on hand but i have Pinot. or so. Hi Connie, you can find all of our taco recipes HERE. My husband does not eat rice, so I am thinking of trying this with orzo pasta. 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. My son especially loves it and requests it for his birthday meal every year since 2015! It has all of the heartiness of plov and creamy deliciousness of a risotto. 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. Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Lauren! Once butter is melted and hot, stir in diced onion, grated carrots and 1 tsp salt. Excellent! Brown rice would be a little trickier since it takes twice as long to cook. Add the wild rice and the chicken broth to the pot. I even went out and bought a dutch oven. Toss the chicken breast with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook wild rice + 1/4 teaspoon and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a large pot of boiling water according to the … WONDERFUL. Hi Natasha….I made this recipe, I have use 1/5 cup rice wine, 6 cups broth…it is sooooo delicious…very easy to follow too……..thank you! Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Hi Fran, Will double the recipe next time so we get leftovers! Hi natasha, love your recipes, can you give alternates to white wine that you use in your recipes. Hubby and son both thought it delicious. So I made this.. actually tried to a couple times and I went by the recipe and it’s just so oily.. Pour broth over the rice, ensuring it is covered. Thanks for sharing that with us, Christine. This recipe is superb! It sounds like you have a new favorite! WOW! Such a wonderful meal. Hi Anne! Thanks for the great recipe! Thank you for sharing that with me! Very filling and a bit hit with my family. Can’t go wrong with Natasha’s recipes. I even called Mom and shared it with her just as soon as I finished my bowl of creamy goodness. I followed the recipe as written except I did use a rotisserie chicken as I had on hand. I’m so happy you enjoyed this recipe and thank you for sharing that awesome review with me Renee! This chicken and rice dish is so satisfying - a must try! Finally, stir in chopped parsley and 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. Hi Corinne, 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. I used brown rice and followed receipe. It just seemed like there was too much butter and oil. Hi Ann, one of my readers reported great results using long grain rice and cooking 20 minutes. I love that the kids are so involved in the kitchen! Absolutely a new staple in our dinner rotation. Hi Trisha, 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. It’s not quite as creamy as a risotto but still a little creamy. Love it! 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. Heat 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Thank you for that great review, Scott! I wouldn’t recommend it, no. You’re welcome! Really enjoy your fun, informative, and relaxed video recipes! Hope you have a blessed and happy Easter! Hi Blossom! This creamy chicken and rice is one of those recipes that the whole family can agree on. Your comment made my day! This was one of the most delicious meals!! Cook chicken in skillet, adding garlic near the end. Once the rice is cooked, stir in the Parmesan, vegetables, heavy cream, and fresh thyme. We often will make it and enjoy that evening but then pack it up for lunches and/or dinners on the run. New fall fave for our family. I’m so glad you’re enjoying our recipes. Hi Laura, you could freeze this chicken and rice since the ingredients reheat pretty well. That is the best! I dont like parmesan cheese, do you think it’s possible to take cheddar or mozzarella instead ? 2 bay leaves, optional 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. 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