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15 Amazing Chicken and Rice

Love chicken dinner? Add these 15 amazing weeknight Chicken and Rice recipes to your repertoire.
15 Amazing Chicken and Rice

Winner winner chicken dinner! Make weeknight dinner delicious and easy like a piece of cake with these amazing Chicken and Rice recipes.  One thing I like about chicken and rice the most. Comfort of made ahead. You can make and refrigerate for weeknights. Just grab, heat and go. #mealprepmonday Leftovers are also great lunch option. Chicken and Rice also make great gluten free meal which whole family can enjoy. 

Remember, I told you about compiling all of my chicken and rice recipes under one roof? Here you go! I'm making this choice difficult guys. There are lots of delicious recipes to choose from.

Most of the recipes are also one pot meals. Prepared in dutch oven or some in Instant Pot. A few are chicken dishes that are best when served with rice. Keep the chicken ready, only boil rice when ready to serve. If you are rice fan? Also including some rice-only recipes to try, or serve on side with chicken.

I hope you'll enjoy these as much as we do.

Happy Cooking! 

Happy Meal Prep!

Chicken Burrito Bowl (Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker)

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Slow Cooker Mojo Chicken and Rice Bowl

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Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Lemon Chicken Rice Soup in Pressure Cooker

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Chicken And Rice One Pot Meal

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Chicken and Wild Rice Soup in Slow Cooker

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