Quick Italian Chicken and Rice

This Quick Italian Chicken and Rice dish is ready in minutes using Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice! Add your favorite veggies and dressing for a personal touch.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice
  • 1 cup frozen Asian-style vegetables
  • 1/2 cup cooked, diced chicken
  • 2 tbsp Italian vinaigrette dressing


  • Short on time? Our recipe for Quick Italian Chicken and Rice is the answer to your busy lifestyle. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time on you with our Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice cups.

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, microwave vegetables on HIGH for 2 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Add chicken and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

    Step 4

  • Stir in dressing and serve over rice.

Italian in Minutes

Our microwavable Ready to Serve rice cups are revolutionizing meal time! You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to prepare a delicious meal that has your daily serving of rice and veggies.

Need a quick lunch at the office? With just a few ingredients from the local store, you can toss this quick meal together in minutes.

Once you nail this Italian-inspired delicacy, we recommend you give a try to this Cajun-inspired red beans and rice recipe.

Anything Goes!

Serve this dish as a dinner side along with a cooked chicken breast. Simply omit the chicken from the cooking instructions and you’re set. Or, make this vegetarian and simply add more vegetables or sub out the chicken for tofu or other protein-packed legumes. For more whole grains, you can also try this recipe with our other Ready to Serve rice and grain cups such as Brown Rice & Quinoa or Brown & Wild Rice. If you are looking for another vegetarian option try one of our: stuffed eggplant Italian recipes.

Start with your favorite frozen veggies you already have on hand or stop by your grocer’s salad bar and pick up just what you need for this dish. This recipe is also a great way to use up any leftovers you have in the fridge like shredded rotisserie chicken or roasted vegetables. Reuse the same ingredients in a fresh new way with our rice.

Not a fan of Italian vinaigrette dressing? Swap it out for one you do like and make this dish your own!


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