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Baked Chicken & Rice

Servings: 6
Calories:

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken thighs skinless
  • 1 ½ cup rice uncooked
  • 1 ½ cup chicken broth low-sodium
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced

Seasoning

  • ½-1 tsp salt adjust to your liking
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C).
  • In a 13" x 9" baking dish, coat interior surface with olive oil. Wash/clean and rinse the rice at least twice.
  • Combine rinsed rice, chopped onions, minced garlic, melted butter, chicken broth and water in the baking dish.
  • Remove the skin from the chicken thighs. Place them in a bowl. Sprinkle and rub the seasonings on the chicken. Place the chicken in the bake dish on the rice.
  • Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 35 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes (uncovered). Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes prior to serving.

Top with fresh cilantro and Enjoy!