20 Super-Speedy Chicken and Rice Dinners

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Meet the duo that always delivers: chicken and rice. They’re versatile, they’re hearty, they’re healthy and, if by some miracle there actually are leftovers, they’re usually even better than the original meal. Sound to you like a perfect weeknight dinner? Same. We’ve rounded up 20 recipes to get you started.

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Oven Baked Chicken and Rice

The very definition of “low maintenance.”

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I Will Not Eat Oysters


Grilled Chicken Kebab Bowls

With extra tzatziki, please.

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Spending with Pennies


Four-Ingredient Chicken and Rice Casserole

Requires less than five minutes of prep time.

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The Girl Who Ate Everything


One-Pan Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice

Who needs macaroni?

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Kevin and Amanda


Cajun Chicken and Rice

Turn up the heat.

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One-Pot Greek Chicken Lemon and Rice

We’re coming over for dinner.

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Kevin is Cooking


Puerto Rican Chicken and Rice

A gorgeous one-dish wonder.

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Two Peas and their Pod


Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Faster than opening a can.

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The Healthy Foodie


Chicken Tikka Masala

Don’t forget the naan for dipping.

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Tip Hero


One-Pot Honey Soy and Chicken Bake

Irresistibly salty and sweet.

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Le Crème de La Crumb


One Pot Lemon Herb Chicken and Rice

Just 30 minutes and you’re done.

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Half Baked Harvest


One-Pot Autumn Herb Roasted Chicken

Bring on the wild rice.

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Skinny Taste


Skillet Cauliflower 'Arroz' Con Pollo

It’s just another type of (low-carb) “rice.”

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Crunchy Creamy Sweet


Quick Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls Recipe

The kids will love it.

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A Better Happier St. Sebastian


Middle Eastern Spiced Chicken with Baked Rice

Pairs great with your fave red wine.

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Damn Delicious


One Pot Beans, Chicken and Rice

Basically a really giant burrito bowl.

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The Crepes of Wrath


Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake

Don’t mind if we do.

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Gimme Delicious


Southwestern Chicken & Rice Foil Packets

Little bundles of heaven.

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I Heart Naptime


One Pot Creamy Chicken and Rice

Like wrapping yourself in a fluffy blanket.

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Pinch of Yum


Roasted Tomatillo Chicken and Rice Bowls

Hear that? That’s our stomach grumbling.

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Heath Goldman

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From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?
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