One pot chicken and rice with parmesan cheese
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Creamy Parmesan One Pot Chicken and Rice

Creamy Parmesan One Pot Chicken and Rice - This deliciously creamy chicken and rice is one of the easiest one pot meals you will ever make!  Juicy chicken and rice are cooked together in a buttery broth then mixed up with cream and parmesan cheese for a luscious 30 minute one pan dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy chicken and rice, creamy parmesan chicken, creamy parmesan chicken and rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 300kcal
Author Nichole

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Pounds Chicken Breasts, Cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Large onion, Diced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced (3 Teaspoons)
  • 2 Teaspoons Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup long grain white rice
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Parsley for serving, Optional

Instructions

  • Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook for 2-3 minutes, until beginning to soften.
  • Add the diced chicken to the pan along with the Italian seasoning, pepper, and salt.
  • Cook and stir for 5 minutes until chicken is golden on all sides.
  • Add the garlic and cook for one more minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add the chicken broth and rice to the pan and stir.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium low.
  • Cover with a lid and simmer for 17-20 minutes, until rice is completely tender.
  • Stir in the heavy cream and parmesan.  Serve immediately topped with parsley if desired.

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Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 1622mg | Potassium: 899mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 965IU | Vitamin C: 15.1mg | Calcium: 218mg | Iron: 1.8mg