Microwave Chicken and Rice

Microwave Chicken and Rice


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Simplicity itself, chicken cooked in the microwave and served with rice and peas cooked in chicken stock.

Serves: 4 

  • 1 chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 2 heads garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock, or as needed
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 package frozen peas, defrosted
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Place the chicken skin side down in a casserole dish. Scatter over the garlic and add 1 1/2 cups stock. Grind over some pepper then cover with microwave safe plastic wrap. Microwave 20 minutes at 100% power.
  2. Remove the chicken from the casserole dish and keep warm in the oven. Strain out the cooking liquid and add stock as needed to make up 2 cups.
  3. Bring the 2 cups cooking liquid to a boil in a saucepan and add the rice. When cooked, add peas, chicken and salt, and heat through before serving.

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