Chicken in the oven with rice

Chicken in the oven with rice on a baking dish

Easy and simple to prepare this chicken in the oven with rice is ideal for a dinner with family or friends !! Don’t waste time, bon appetit!!

Category: Chicken, Meat, Recipes, Typical Portuguese dishes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:1:55 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 1.5 kg / (3 1/3 pounds) chicken cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) white wine
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the rice:

  • 250 grams / (8 3/4 ounces) rice
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Rub the chicken pieces with margarine and place on a baking pan. Season with a little salt, lemon juice, pepper, nutmeg, chopped garlic, paprika and thyme. Drizzle with olive oil and white wine and marinate for 1 hour.Chicken on a baking dish seasoned with salt, lemon juice, pepper, nutmeg, chopped garlic, paprika and thyme
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).
  3. Bake the chicken until start to turn golden, about 45 to 50 minutes. Occasionally drizzle the chicken with the sauce.
  4. For the rice:
    Meanwhile, place the olive oil, chopped onion, the peppers cut into strips and the bay leaf in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the rice and season with some salt. Stir and fry the rice for 1 minute. Pour the water (twice the rice volume), stir and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook for about 10 minutes.Rice with peppers on a bowl
  5. Turn off the oven and serve the chicken with the rice. Bon appetit!!!
Chicken in the oven with rice
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 1194
Total Fat 53 g(82%)
Saturated Fat 9.5 g(47%)
Cholesterol 289 mg(96%)
Sodium 387 mg(16%)
Total Carbohydrate 56 g(19%)
Protein 114 g

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