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Chicken and Brown Rice

Chicken and Brown Rice

Chicken and Brown Rice is a great dish for the whole family, this all-in-one meal is a smart way to use up the vegetables you probably already have on hand. Cooking the chicken, onion, and celery together creates a flavorful base for the rice to simmer in. You can change the vegetables according to your taste and choice.

Recipe Source: Marthastewart

Chicken and Brown Rice


  1. Skin-on chicken thighs – 4 (6 to 8 ounces each)
  2. Brown rice – 1 cup (soaked for 20 min)
  3. Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  4. Garlic cloves – 2 chopped
  5. Coarse salt – to taste
  6. Ground pepper – to taste
  7. Large onion – 1 (cut into 8 wedges)
  8. Celery stalks – 2 (cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  9. Medium carrots – 2 (cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  10. Bay leaf – 1
  11. Green chilies – 2 chopped


  • Heat up oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high.
  • Then apply salt and pepper on chicken and put it in the pot, skin side down.
  • Cook until golden brown on both sides, 10 to 12 minutes total.
  • Now add garlic, onion and celery on chicken.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 20 minutes.
  • Add carrots, bay leaf, green chilies and 2 cups of water.
  • Now add rice and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  • Cover and cook until rice absorbs almost all the liquid.
  • Leave on dum for 10 minutes, then serve.Chicken and Brown RiceChicken and Brown Rice

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