This easy one-pot chicken and rice recipe is a complete meal in itself, with tender chicken, flavorful vegetables, and fluffy rice all cooked together in one pot. It's a delicious and convenient dinner option that is sure to become a family favorite.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 chicken breasts, diced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 carrot, peeled and diced
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 2 cups chicken broth
- Chili powder, cumin, and salt, to taste
- Heat the olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the diced chicken and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
- Add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, and carrot to the pot and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened.
- Stir in the uncooked rice, canned diced tomatoes, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the rice is cooked and the chicken is tender, about 20 minutes.
- Season the chicken and rice with chili powder, cumin, and salt to taste. Serve hot. This recipe makes 4 servings.