Microwave Chicken and Rice Recipe

Yummy Microwave Chicken and Rice

College Chicken and RiceThis chicken and rice single dish meal is quick and easy. You can use a microwave glass casserole dish or microwave popcorn popper.

  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 10 minutes
  • Ready to Eat: 20 minutes


  • 1 small boneless skinless chicken breast cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice (Not instant)
  • 1 cup water or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

Cooking Instructions

  1. Put butter into a Microwave Popcorn Popper or a glass casserole dish, and microwave on high for one minute.
  2. Add the uncooked rice, and stir until all the grains are coated in the butter.
  3. Add everything else, and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  4. Let sit for an additional 5 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Chicken broth will make this dish taste a lot better than using water. You can buy a resealable container of chicken broth and use it for several meals. Add more veggies such as peas and carrots or mixed veggies.