Simple Chicken W/ Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 287.0
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 104.5 mg
  • Sodium: 871.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 29.9 g

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This is the perfect comfort food. So simple to make. It's great when you have a cold or had a cold day. This is the perfect comfort food. So simple to make. It's great when you have a cold or had a cold day.
Number of Servings: 2


    2 chicken legs w/ skin
    1 cup brown rice long grain
    3 garlic cloves
    4 cups water
    2 tsp black pepper
    2 chicken bouillon cubes


In large pot boil together garlic( crushed) pepper and chicken with skin on for 30 minutes.
Remove chicken from water and skim fat from the top. Remove skin and bebone chicken legs. Chop into small pieces set aside.
Add the brown rice into chicken water also bouillon cubes. Let boil for 10 minutes, then cover and cook an additional 10 minutes on low,(brown rice takes longer to cook. Stir occasionally.
Add chicken back in and cook an additional 10 minutes. Keep an eyes for liquid amounts this is an almost stew not a rice dish, it's supposed to be loose. Add water if neccessary. Enjoy but watch out because anyone who comes near you will want some!!

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FATRASBERI.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    I had to cook the rice 10 minutes longer than the recipe called for (before I added the chicken), and it turned out to be very tasty! There was a *lot* of black pepper in this... I'd reduce that next time, and maybe add some onions or pearl onions. - 12/12/09

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    This was a great recipe and will become a favorite comfort food for me and my family. - 4/17/09

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    I love this! It can be done in a slow cooker as well for all you people that find life very very busy like me! - 2/24/09

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    Will give it a try someday - 2/23/09

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    Will try this recipe tomorrow for dinner - 2/22/09

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    this recipe is simple and good. we like its almost like the one we do at home. - 2/21/09

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    so simple and so good. added some onion flakes and some mushrooms. - 2/20/09