Raise your hand if you love chicken and rice. It's a classic pairing for a reason: the bird is affordable and flavorful, while the grain is comforting and filling.
Are there any other ingredients as common and loved as chicken and rice? The number of dishes you can make using them is mindblowing.
There is a classic chicken and rice recipe in almost every world cuisine. These two ingredients work so well together!
If you love this combo and need some new fun chicken and rice recipe ideas, you've come to the right place. We've gathered 28 of our favorite recipes featuring these two yummy ingredients to make your dinners more exciting.
Hainan Chicken Rice is a very popular dish in Singapore and Malaysia. In fact, it's known as Singapore's national dish. Early immigrants from Hainan and Southern China created it by adapting another traditional dish from Hainan known as Wenchang Chicken.
Hainanese chicken rice is a dish of poached chicken and seasoned rice, usually served with chili sauce and fresh green vegetables like cucumbers. The flavor of the rice is out of this world!
This one-pot dinner is so easy to make and feeds the whole family.
Think again if you thought you could only enjoy a delicious Japanese Curry at your favorite restaurant! This curry can be created from scratch in your own kitchen, and your guests will be super impressed with the rich aroma and flavors of the spices - don’t forget to serve it with rice!
This version of chicken and rice or Arroz con Pollo is a bit punchier than the classic. The juicy chicken absorbs all the flavor down to the bone. And with fire-roasted tomatoes, chicken stock, and beer, the braising liquid turns into the most delicious sauce. It's easy enough for a weeknight dinner and fancy enough for a dinner party.
Spiced, warm, filling, and topped with dollops of tangy yogurt, this Chicken Biryani is an absolute comfort dinner. Don't be intimidated by the spice list - most are pretty easy to find and good to have around. Besides, we know you'll be making this one more than once.
Curried spiced chicken simmered in a sauce of mango and coconut, served over a bed of rice with toasted cashews and garnished with 10-minute crunchy kale chips.
These incredible and flavorful teriyaki chicken tacos are served with fragrant scallion rice and a gorgeous Asian slaw!
This steaming, bubbling, aromatic, delicious basil chicken and rice casserole is perfect for weeknight dinners!
Chicken Adobo is a Filipino classic that has been dubbed the unofficial dish of the Philippines. A simple blend of soy sauce, garlic, vinegar with bay leaves, and whole peppercorns yields one of the most incredible sauces you have ever tasted.
A recipe by Soy Vay: "Sometimes, fried rice can seem bland-but this recipe has the flavor those other recipes are missing. The great tastes of soy, onion, ginger, garlic and sesame make this dish. Carrots, green beans, and peas round out this dish that's sure to become a favorite."
Creamy risotto scented with garlic and rich from stock tossed with roasted tender chicken thighs and topped with sweet balsamic reduction and basil.
Serving this yummy, no-mayo-required take on chicken salad in hearty greens saves you carbs and adds valuable nutrients like bone-building vitamin K. The tangy Asian flavors are a fresh way to dress up poultry.
While arancini by itself are not enough to qualify for dinner, these incredibly delicious crunchy balls are a fantastic appetizer.
Here’s a meal where ginger is the star of the show. You don’t have to go to your favorite Thai restaurant to enjoy this authentic dish. We make it so easy for you to recreate this favorite at home; you won’t believe how fast it comes together.
Begin with the salsa of tomatillos, fresh chiles, and herbs. Add the salsa to a sauté of diced fresh chicken, onion, roasted green chiles, and fresh summer squash. The finishing dash of thick, luscious sour cream on top sets o the mild tartness of the sauce.
This Avocado Ranch Chicken Casserole is a one-pan dream meal! The avocado ranch dressing gives it much flavor with lots of rice and mushrooms.
The chicken will almost resemble Chinese Bourbon chicken. It’s sweet, it’s salty, and with the tang of the onions and fragrance of the ginger and garlic, it’s seriously addicting. Serve it over rice.
Assemble a healthy and delicious burrito bowl with these perfectly grilled juicy chicken breasts in just 30 minutes.
A delicious baked chicken and broccoli cheese rice. Perfect for any weeknight dinner!
Make this takeout favorite at home. Sweet, spicy, and way better for you than ordering out and feasible on a weeknight, on lots of weeknights.
A one-pot meal that could not produce more flavor. This one-pot meal is ready in just over 30 minutes total. Perfect for a busy weeknight.
If you're looking for ideas on making a chicken casserole or one-pot rice, this is the recipe for you! It is also a very economical recipe because rice goes a long way, and you can use inexpensive chicken pieces like wings or thighs. Mix all that with some spices, and you get a wholesome and delicious plate of food.
So, you love this dish at your favorite Indian restaurant, but you haven’t tried to recreate it at home because you don’t happen to have a clay oven? This winning combination of fragrant, succulent chicken bathed in a creamy tomato sauce can be ready in under an hour.
This one pan Mediterranean chicken is a wonder with lots of warm spices, lemon, and rice, all baked together into a complete meal. Marinating the chicken overnight really lets those flavors soak in.
This Piri Piri Chicken with Portuguese Fried Rice reaches culinary heaven!
Perfect for breakfast or any time of the day, this traditional Chinese dish is incredibly comforting.
This easy chicken tikka masala recipe turns the Indian classic dish into meatballs! It's gluten-free, healthy, and uses yogurt instead of heavy cream.
Chicken Valencia Paella is the perfect dish to impress your family this weekend. This saffron-packed delicacy has everything you need: your proteins, veggies, and grains, all in one mind-blowing scrumptious dish. Brunch never looked so delicious!