Chicken and rice are one of our favorite food combinations. There’s just so many ways to prepare chicken and rice together, and they always go great together.
That’s why we have compiled this list of easy Chicken and Rice Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet.
You’ll find cozy soups and stews, hearty casseroles, delectable one skillet meals, fried rice recipes, and so much more on this chicken and rice recipes list.
Cook your way through all of these amazing chicken and rice recipes, some of them are sure to become your new favorites!
Chicken and Rice Recipes:
1. Jambalaya Soup
Jambalaya Soup! This hearty soup is boldly flavored with great Creole seasoning and is loaded with meats and veggies. It’s great on the stovetop, or in a slow cooker or instant pot.
2. Arroz con Pollo
Arroz con Pollo, meaning rice with chicken, is a popular staple in Caribbean kitchens. There are plenty of variations, but this one made using authentic Puerto Rico seasonings is our favorite.
This flavorful and hearty Arroz con Pollo recipe is a great family meal.
3. Chicken Burrito Bowl
Skip the Chipotle, our Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe is going to satisfy all your cravings!
Just combine perfectly marinated chicken with rice and the fixings of your choice, and you have a hearty and nutritious one-bowl meal.
4. Asopao de Pollo (Puerto Rican Chicken Stew)
Asopao de Pollo (Puerto Rican Chicken Stew) is a comfy cozy soup with tons of amazing flavors. It is Puerto Rico’s national soup.
It’s a one pot meal with protein, rice and plenty of veggies. Perfect meal for a cold winter night, and absolute comfort food for your loved ones.
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5. Sesame Chicken and Rice Bowl
These Sesame Chicken and Rice Bowls are the easy answer to your weeknight Chinese food cravings. In less than half an hour, you can have your own, customizable dish that’s so much better than takeout.
They’re a breeze to make, and are a great meal prep option to prepare in bulk. You’ll just love these leftovers for lunch.
Now here is Jambalaya, one of the famous dishes out of New Orleans. It’s loaded with shrimp, andouille and chicken, and has a great spicy kick!
7. One Pan Spanish Chicken and Rice
This easy Spanish Chicken and Rice recipe is a perfect wholesome meal for busy weeknights that the whole family will love!
8. Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)
This is just not your regular fried rice. Nasi Goreng is a national dish of Indonesia, for good reason. It is a simple yet flavorful fried rice with an intriguing blend of ingredients, techniques, and traditions.
9. Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Bowl
These Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls are the answer to all your wishes. Everybody loves teriyaki flavor, it’s probably the most beloved Japanese food outside Japan.
Tender juicy chicken, glistening in tasty sauce that’s sweet, savory, umami and so yum!
10. Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian Fried Rice)
Give your fried rice a South American makeover with this Arroz Chaufa recipe! A fusion of cuisines, this Peruvian fried rice is your easy weeknight dinner that’s packed with flavor.
With rice, chicken and veggies, it can be a complete meal, or act as a flavorful side dish. The perfect way to use leftover rice, you can have this on the table in about 25 minutes!
11. Chicken Jollof Rice
Jollof is one of our favorite rice recipes. This colorful and tasty one pot meal is a West African classic. Simple preparation, then in the oven it goes. Impress your guests with this easy and exotic treat!
This is the perfect chicken and rice recipe when you like it a little spicy.
12. Hibachi Chicken (Benihana Copycat)
This restaurant style Hibachi Chicken dinner includes sautéed veggies and fried rice, along with tangy Yum Yum sauce, for a complete one pan meal.
13. Chicken Biryani
Indian Biryani will take your time and attention, but the end result is so so worth in every single morsel. Biryani is your favorite chicken curry buried under a mound of delicately spiced fluffy rice, all made in one pot.
This is one of the premier chicken and rice recipes.
14. One Pot Italian Chicken and Rice
This Italian Chicken and Rice is a great one pot meal. It gets a ton of flavors from veggies, sun dried tomatoes and olives. YUM!
15. Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup
Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup is super easy and delicious. It’s one of those comforting bowls of goodness you can enjoy all winter long.
16. Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
Risotto is a famous Italian rice preparation. Many find it intimidating, but you’ll be amazed how easy it is when following this recipe. Packed full of chicken and mushrooms, it’s a complete meal.
17. Chipotle Chicken and Avocado Rice Soup
This Chipotle Chicken and Avocado Rice Soup is another wonderful rice soup. The avocado really takes this one over the top!
18. One Pan Greek Lemon Chicken and Rice
One of our favorite chicken and rice recipes, this Greek Lemon Chicken and Rice is a delicious, yet light, one pot meal. You’ll surely get compliments from your family!
19. Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad
This Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad loaded with chicken, corn, black beans, peppers, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and rice. It’s a great weeknight dinner, or side dish for pot lucks.
20. Chicken and Rice Casserole
This simple Chicken and Rice Casserole is creamy and cheesy, but also has healthy ingredients like lean chicken, Greek yogurt, brown rice and veggies. It’s a great way to disguise nutritious ingredients.
21. Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl)
Oyakodon is a popular Japanese rice bowl featuring a chicken that gets simmered with eggs and onions in a savory sauce.
It’s one of the most common variations of their “donburi”, or rice bowls.
22. One Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Rice
One Pot Mediterranean Chicken and Rice is about to be your new favorite easy peasy weeknight dinner! Made in one skillet, this recipe brings big, fresh flavor with plenty of herbs and bright lemon. You just might want to serve it at your next dinner party after trying these beautiful flavors!
23. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
This chicken and broccoli casserole is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a cheese topping. Easy deliciousness.
This comfort dish will be one of your favorite chicken and rice recipes.
24. Fiesta Chicken and Rice Bowls
We love bowl meals, and these Fiesta Chicken Rice Bowls are no exception.
They have a Tex Mex theme with corn, peppers and cilantro. Plus, they’re great meal prep.
25. Chicken and Mushroom Clay Pot Rice
Chicken and Mushroom Clay Pot Rice recipe is total Chinese comfort food. It’s packed full of tender chicken and mushrooms, and is beautifully seasoned with a variety of Chinese sauces.
26. Coconut Chicken with Rice and Green Beans
With this coconut chicken recipe, you can get carbs, protein, and vegetables all cooked together in one meal. It all gets cooked together with rich coconut milk and a hint of spice. Your family will be asking for it everyday once they try it!
27. One Skillet Cheesy Cuban Chicken and Rice Bake
This One Skillet Cheesy Cuban Chicken Rice Bake recipe is super simple and delicious. It’s made with chicken breast, long grain rice, beans, peppers and a rich, tasty tomato sauce, topped with cheese and baked until golden and bubbling.
28. Chicken Kabsa
Kabsa is a wonderful Middle Eastern chicken and rice preparation. Saudi Arabia’s national dish, it’s has tons of earthy spices that combine for wonderful flavors.
29. Cheesy Broccoli, Chicken and Rice Stuffed Peppers
These stuffed peppers are going to be one of your favorite chicken and rice recipes. They’re super easy, taste great, and are a kid friendly way to sneak in some veggies.
30. Chimichurri Chicken and Rice
Chimichurri is a famous herb based South American steak sauce, but it goes beautifully in a variety of dishes, including this chicken and rice recipe.
Once you try it, you’ll come back to it again and again.
So there you go, thirty great chicken and rice recipes for you to try. Don’t they all look delicious? Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?
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