Delicious & Healthy Creamy Stove Top Chicken and Rice Recipe

Best Stove Top Chicken and Rice Recipe

This is a delicious stove top chicken and rice recipe that you and your family will love.

This creamy dish involves chicken and wild rice with parmesan, just like a casserole but everything is cooked on a stove!

Need a nutritious yet satisfying comfort food? Something that’s easy to make? Look no further. The only thing time consuming is precooking the rice. After that everything is a breeze.

The creaminess of this stove top chicken and rice recipe will come from the half and half & shredded Parmesan (gluten free and no flour!)

stove top chicken and rice recipe

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour and 10 min
Calories: 429 kcal

Ingredients

1 ½ cups of uncooked wild rice

¼ tsp salt

1/8 tsp salt

2 tbsp of olive oil

1 onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves (minced)

1 lb boneless and skinless chicken thighs into smaller slices

¼ tsp dried oregano

¼ tsp dried thyme

¼ tsp dried parsley

More salt

2/3 cup of half and half

½ cup shredded Parmesan

1/3 cup of chicken broth

1/3 cup of chopped fresh parsley

stove top chicken and rice recipe

Method

1.       Cook the wild rice and add the ¼ tsp and 1/8 tsp of salt into a large pot of boiling water. Look at the package instructions to make sure. Takes about 45 minutes to cook.

2.       When the rice is about cooked, heat the 2 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add in the onion and minced garlic and cook on medium. Keep stirring until about 1 minute.

3.       Add the chicken and add salt generously, then oregano, parsley, thyme. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally or until cooked.

4.       When the rice is finished, add the cooked rice to the skillet and mix.

5.       Add the 2/3 cup of half and half, 1/3 cup of chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add ½ cup of shredded Parmesan. Stir until melted on medium-low heat. Add salt to taste if needed.

6.       Remove from the heat and stir in 1/3 cup of chopped parsley.

Now serve, enjoy and share this stove top chicken and rice recipe!

stove top chicken and rice recipe

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