Oven Baked Chicken and Rice

This oven baked Chicken and Rice recipe has captured the hearts of people all around the world! Buttery garlic rice AND juicy seasoned baked chicken thighs, baked together in the same pan with less than 10 minutes of prep.

The rice absorbs the chicken juices as it cooks, adding loads of flavour. It’s like cooking the rice with a homemade stock!

Mouthwatering baked chicken thighs coated in a beautiful rub, baked on top of fluffy soft rice… all made in the oven! Dinner doesn’t get any better than this one dish wonder! An oven baked chicken and rice recipe filled with onions, garlic PLUS I’m giving you the option to add in plump garlic butter mushrooms! Mmmm, Mushroom Rice!



° Chicken (1500 g), cut into 8 pieces
° 2 cups (400 g) soaked basmati rice

° 4 cups (1000 ml) of water

° ¼ cup (60 g) raisins

° ¼ cup (60 g) toasted almonds, halved

° 1 tablespoon (15 g) of butter

° 1 teaspoon (5 g) of turmeric

° ½ 1 teaspoon (5 g) of saffron

° ½ teaspoon of turmeric

° Salt and black pepper

* How to prepare yellow rice with chicken in the oven:

Preheat the oven to 220 ° C. Wash the chicken well on all sides. Make a few holes in the chicken, then season with salt, black pepper and a teaspoon of saffron on all sides and leave it aside for 30 minutes. On medium heat, put the water, butter, salt, black pepper, turmeric, the rest of saffron, laura leaves and cardamom and let it boil. In a pyrex dish or a clay casserole dish, put the rice, raisins and almonds and stir well, then pour the water over and stir. Arrange the chicken over the rice, then place the baking sheet in the oven for 60 to 75 minutes, until the rice is cooked.

recipe source: seobegi.com