One pot lemon thyme chicken and rice is ready in 30 minutes and filled with flavour. An easy and healthy weeknight meal the whole family will love!
Well, I said that I wouldn’t be sharing much other then sweets and baking for all of December, but I guess I lied. It is 30 minute Thursday after all, so I guess I can still give you one recipe that involves real food and will feed your family. I suppose we can’t live on sugar and butter and chocolate for the entire month. Unfortunately.
But at least we can do the cooking part quickly with another great list of 30 minute meals from my blogging friends! We are all busy, especially during the holidays, so quick and easy meals are where it’s at.
This one pot lemon thyme chicken and rice is fantastic. Full of flavour from the lemon and thyme, and so easy to make. It takes literally 10 minutes of hands on cooking, and then 20 minutes of just letting it cook while you can go do something else. Or sit down and do nothing at all. Whatever. Supper will be ready without much effort, and everyone will love it.
It’s simple and plain enough that the kids will eat it, and with enough flavour that the adults will enjoy it too. And it’s only 30 minutes. That alone makes it a winner right? We paired it with some simple steamed peas, but I think next time I’ll just stir some peas into the pot for the last couple of minutes of cooking to heat them through, because we ended up just mixing them in anyways!
We loved this one pot lemon thyme chicken and rice – healthy, tasty and fast to make. For more 30 minute meal ideas from my friends, check out the list below the recipe. Plus, if you want more 30 minute recipes, just click here to find the rest of the 30 Minute Thursday series.
I used long grain white rice for this recipe. I think it would work fine with other types of rice, just adjust the liquid accordingly. For the rice I used, the package calls for 2 cups of liquid for 1 cup of rice. If your rice calls for a different amount of liquid, adjust the amount of chicken broth you use. This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I may receive a small commission from qualifying purchases.
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 603 Total Fat: 29g Saturated Fat: 8g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 21g Cholesterol: 344mg Sodium: 1491mg Carbohydrates: 18g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 3g Protein: 71g
I used long grain white rice for this recipe. I think it would work fine with other types of rice, just adjust the liquid accordingly. For the rice I used, the package calls for 2 cups of liquid for 1 cup of rice. If your rice calls for a different amount of liquid, adjust the amount of chicken broth you use.
This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I may receive a small commission from qualifying purchases.
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