Recipe One Pot Chicken

One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice
With Peppers And Onion
Convenience Of Salad Dressing Make A Great Chicken And Rice Dinner

This recipe one pot chicken is loaded with fiber and yummiess.  Thanks to the convenience of salad dressing brings.

What inspired me to make this One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice with Pepper and Onion recipe?  Well, after making bell pepper pepperoni pasta salad, I have this bottle of Italian salad dressing staring at me.  I asked myself, "Hmmm....what should I do with it?"  You may have known my mantra, "Seeing my food in the trash is the last thing I want to see."

So, after a while, I was thinking, "Hey!  How about chicken and rice?  That's it.  That would be a perfect recipe to use it up.  Yes!!!"

One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion


Total Time:
1 Hour 10 Minutes - 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Prep Time
: 10-15 Minutes  

Active Cook Time: 30 Minutes  
Inactive Cook Time: 30 Minutes  
Serving: 4-6



Recipe One Pot Chicken Recipe and Instructions

3-3.5 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
2 cups Par-boiled Wild Rice Mix (Click here to find out more info about Wild Rice Mixes in the market)
1 lb Frozen Stir-fry Vegetable Mix (bell peppers and onion mix)
2 tsp Minced Garlic
1/2 cup Italian Salad Dressing
Parmesan Cheese (optional)
Dried Parsley (for garnish only, optional)
3 cups Water
2 tsp Salt (divided)
1 tsp Black Pepper (divided)
1 pinch of Sugar
1 tbsp Canola Oil

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 1 tsp Salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, sugar and Italian dressing and marinate chicken overnight.
  2. Preheat a big pot / Dutch oven at medium high heat and add 1 tbsp Canola oil.
  3. Single layer chicken in the pot (may need to cook in 2-3 batches; save the marinade).
  4. Brown chicken about 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer chicken to plate and repeat the last 2 steps until all chicken is browned.
  6. Add frozen vegetables and garlic; stir until vegetables thawed, but not cooked.
  7. Add rice, water and marinade leftover.
  8. Bring rice mixture to a boil.
  9. Add remaining salt and pepper and nestle the chicken in and turn down the heat to simmer for 15 minutes or according to package directions of wild rice.
  10. Add Parmesan cheese on top and sit for 5-10 minutes away from heat source or according to wild rice package directions.
  11. Add parsley to garnish and serve.

One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice with Pepper and Onion - 4 easy ingredients to make this one-pot dinner4 easy ingredients to make this one-pot dinner

Recipe One Pot Chicken Steps with Photos

One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Mix Italian salad dressing with other seasoning in a mixing bowlMix Italian salad dressing with other seasoning in a mixing bowl
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Marinate chicken overnightMarinate chicken overnight
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Brown chicken 3-4 minutes per sideBrown chicken 3-4 minutes per side
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Put chicken aside and cook frozen vegetablesPut chicken aside and cook frozen vegetables
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Cook vegetables to thaw and add wild rice mixCook vegetables to thaw and add wild rice mix
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Add water and marinade leftover into rice mixtureAdd water and marinade leftover into rice mixture
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Nestle chicken into rice mixture and simmerNestle chicken into rice mixture and simmer
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Add Parmesan cheese on top of chicken and let sit for 5-10 minutes until meltyAdd Parmesan cheese on top of chicken and let sit for 5-10 minutes until melty
One-Pot Italian Dressing Chicken Wild Rice With Peppers And Onion - Garnish with Dried Parsley and Enjoy!Garnish with Dried Parsley and Enjoy!

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