Oven-baked Thai chicken with rice and peppers in a serving dish with a spoon

Rice & chicken recipes

46 Recipes

Take the two basic ingredients of rice and chicken and create something delicious. Our selection of recipes showcase these two staples at their very best.

Chicken & chorizo jambalaya


(1991 ratings)

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken biryani


(635 ratings)

A great one-pot rice dish that can still be served up a few days later, perfect for leftovers
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Oven-baked risotto


(409 ratings)

Cook this simple storecupboard risotto in the oven while you get on with something else – the result is still wonderfully creamy...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Easiest ever paella


(297 ratings)

Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Home-style chicken curry


(576 ratings)

A rustic and authentic quick Indian one-pot packed with tonnes of hot Asian spices and fragrant coriander
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Oven-baked Thai chicken rice


(151 ratings)

A fuss-free family meal that will you'll want to make again and again, with a lovely coconut taste...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Italian rice with chicken


(130 ratings)

This one-pan dish is simple, but really looks the business when you're trying to impress
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

One-pot chicken pilaf


(113 ratings)

Keep the washing-up down to an absolute minimum with this one-pot supper - you can even eat it out of the cooking dish!
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Moroccan-style chicken with lentils


(99 ratings)

Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Massaman curry roast chicken


(89 ratings)

A full-flavoured alternative to your usual weekend roast - serve with a big bowl of rice
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Jerk chicken with rice & peas


(115 ratings)

The Jamaican marinade has many versions, but John Torode likes his super spicy with a dash of soy and served with coconut basmati
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & chorizo rice pot


(112 ratings)

A one-pot chicken casserole for sharing, flavoured with Spanish sausage and slow-cooked with rice - an alternative paella
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Indian spice box chicken


(61 ratings)

Serve this exquisitely flavoured chicken dish with mounds of fluffy rice
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Cardamom butter chicken


(77 ratings)

A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Chicken biryani pilau


(55 ratings)

Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken mole with coriander rice


(61 ratings)

If you're a fan of chilli con carne, you'll love this dark, sweet and spicy South American stew with ancho, ground nuts and chocolate...
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy

Coconut-crusted lime chicken


(53 ratings)

Treat your friends or family to these chicken bites, delicious with mango chutney and rice - and good cold the next day too
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & chorizo paella


(160 ratings)

Try swapping traditional seafood paella for a chicken and chorizo version - a hearty family supper for four
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Mango chicken, bean & rice bake


(65 ratings)

Drumsticks are ideal for an all-in-one traybake - the rice, beans and spicy seasoning make it a little like Caribbean jerk chicken
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy


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