Simple One Pot Chicken and Rice

Simple One Pot Chicken and Rice

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

45

minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 lb. (approx.) whole chicken

  • 3 cups long grain white rice

  • 4 quarts (16 cups) water approx.

  • 3-4 stalks celery, roughly chopped

  • 1 large sweet onion, diced

  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley, divided

  • 1 teaspoon pepper, divided

  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided

Directions

  • Combine water, chicken, celery, onion, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt, oregano, celery salt, 1 teaspoon parsley in a large stock pot. Bring to a boil. Cover with a lid, reduce heat and simmer for at least 1 hour.
  • Once reaching cooking time, transfer chicken to large bowl or plate to cool. Keep simmering the food.
  • Debone chicken and set aside.
  • Remove all broth from pot (or use another pot). Pour approximately 6 cups broth back into pot, along with rice, chicken, remaining pepper, salt and parsley.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in another cup of broth. Cover and simmer for additional 5 minutes.
  • Continue to add broth, stir, cover and simmer for 5 minutes at a time until rice is done.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Simple One Pot Chicken and Rice
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