The chicken we are familiar with is Gallus domesticus or the domestic chicken. We use this versatile meat in many of our chicken and rice recipes. Chicken is a healthy meal option for our everyday dinners.
The heritage of the chicken stems from four species of jungle fowl from southeast Asia.
The species of fowl, likely to be the ancestor of our domestic chicken is the red jungle fowl or Gallus bankiva. This is the most common species of wildfowl in the world today.
I don’t have very fond memories of chicken, as a child. Not because I disliked eating chicken, I love eating chicken. Where I used to live as a child, had a chicken farm not very far away. I only remember big wooden sheds full of chickens, noise and smell. It was also quite common to see rats running around the area,
On the plus side, we also had a chicken processing factory in the next village. When I was working age, I would often use the factory canteen for really good, really cheap chicken lunches.
Chicken and Rice Recipes
We use chicken in our rice dishes because it is very tasty and very healthy. Rice is a perfect accompanimet to chicken, You find it in sweet and sour chicken, chicken and blaack bean sauce and the trusty chicken khorma.
Furthermore, chicken is acceptable on most diet plans because it is a low-fat meat.
Chicken dishes are a go-to meal in our house. Whe we can’t think of anything new and exciting to have for dinner, a chicken breast will appear, as if by magic from the freezer, We always have plentry of chicken breast in our freezer, thank to our local, friendly fish and chip shop.
Our daughter works at the local take-away shop so, we can take advantage of bulk buying when the proprietor goes to the cash and carry. We can buy a whole tray of chicken breast for less than half the price it would be at the supermarket.
From my point of view, it is permissible on the Wahls Protocol and other AIP diets.
Easy Chicken and Rice
Any suggests using boneless, skinless chicken thighs for this recipe. The thigh is a much more flavoursome meat than breast. Although you can use the breast with equally good results, if that is your preference.
This is a simple tray bake recipe, using tinned mushroom soup as the sauce. Mushroom works really well with chicken.
One-pot Mushroom Chicken and Rice
Although you don’t need a side-dish with this one-pot mushrom chicken and rice dish. Stacey does suggest that a salad or sone simple steamed vegetables would be very appropriate.
Stacey suggested using chicken thighs for this recipe. The thighs require the same cooking time as the rice. Making the one-pot solution much easier.
Skillet Chicken and Rice
Kristin brings us her skillet chicken and rice as a flavoursome option for those of use who love simple chicken dinners. Her one-pot casserole is easy to make and will be enjoyed by the whole family.
This skillet chicken needs a generous helping of garlic and is equally suitable for cooking on the stove-top or in the oven.
Easy Chicken Fried Rice
Fried rice is always high on my dinner-time menu. An authentic fried rice recipe is really easy to make. Also ideal for your meal prep plan. Homemade is healthier than takeout and much more satisfying.
This recipe is loaded with vegetables and will count towards your five-a-day target.
Teriyaki Grilled Chicken and veggie bowls
Honey, ginger, garlic and brown sugar are used in the sauce for this Chinese-influenced chicken dinner
I am a fan of authentic Chinese cooking on the rare occasion I can get the real thing.
Pollo y arroz de una sartén
What’s not love about this one-pot Spanish chicken and rice? A simple seasoning combines bold and zesty flavours in a one-pot, 30-minute taste sensation.
Chicken is almost a national dish in Spain. The addition of bold Spanish seasoning gives your everday chicken casserole a whole new twist.
Crispy Honey Chicken
Seasoned flour and buttermilk make a batter that will fry up to the most gorgeous crisp level. Ginger and honey elevate this chicken dish to heavenly heights.
The boneless, skinless chicken breasts are cut into bite-sized pieces before being dipped in the batter for deep-frying. A perfect snack for being curled-up in fron of the TV.
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