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

Rice & chicken 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.

2,228 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
668 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A great one-pot rice dish that still tastes great a few days later – perfect for leftovers

40 mins
Easy
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420 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
308 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
622 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A rustic and authentic quick Indian one-pot packed with tonnes of hot Asian spices and fragrant coriander.

45 mins
Easy
153 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
132 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
192 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A mild chicken curry with oodles of flavour

40 mins
Easy
114 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
108 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Forget packet sauces, this will give you a real taste of the orient.

25 mins
Easy
101 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
93 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A full-flavoured alternative to your usual weekend roast - serve with a big bowl of rice

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
125 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The Jamaican marinade has many versions, but John Torode likes his super spicy with a dash of soy. Serve with coconut basmati rice

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
117 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A one-pot chicken casserole for sharing, flavoured with Spanish sausage and slow-cooked with rice - an alternative paella

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
61 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve this exquisitely flavoured chicken dish with mounds of fluffy rice

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
83 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A homemade curry to rival your favourite Indian takeaway - a rich blend of spices mixed with creamy ghee

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
49 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Low-cholesterol diets don't have to be boring as this curried chicken from Mary Cadogan proves

35 mins
Easy
56 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
65 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
46 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your midweek meal with this healthy and flavour-packed recipe

40 mins
Easy
200 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try swapping traditional seafood paella for a chicken and chorizo version – a hearty family supper for four

50 mins
Easy
71 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
89 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Combine lean chicken with super-healthy broccoli, ginger and garlic for a quick and cheap, weeknight dinner

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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