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Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms

This one pot Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms recipe is smooth, creamy, hearty comfort food at its best.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: comfort food, easy chicken and rice recipe, mushroom recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 469kcal


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 12 ounces chicken breasts, diced
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • salt, to taste
  • fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • cups long grain white rice
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • grated Parmesan, for garnish
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  • Combine butter and olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet and set over medium high heat; Melt butter.
  • Add onions to skillet and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Season chicken with garlic powder, paprika, and onion powder.
  • Add chicken to the skillet; cook for 5 minutes, or until golden brown on all sides.
  • Stir in mushrooms; season with salt and pepper, stir, and continue to cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are tender.
  • Stir in garlic.
  • Add rice and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth; increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Turn off heat. Cover skillet with a lid and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove cover and continue to bake for 3 more minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with Parmesan cheese and parsley; serve.


Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg