Chicken and rice is a tasty entree that is easy to make, and it will not work against you in your efforts to keep your calorie intake down. To make this dish, thoroughly cook six pieces of chicken as per the recipe below.
There are about 448 calories in a serving of homemade chicken and rice. One serving contains a cup of rice and one skinless, 3-oz. chicken breast, or 3 oz. of meat from a skinless chicken leg. Chicken and rice contains 7 g of fat in total, 2 g of saturated fat and 49 mg of cholesterol. The vegetables in chicken and rice contain very little calories.
1 1/2 cups raw rice
1 envelope dry onion mix
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken soup, or strain the broth from a can of chicken and noodles, discarding noodles
1 1/2 cans water
4 pieces chicken - legs and thigh intact
salt and pepper
Spread rice in 9 x 13 inch pan, greased. Sprinkle dry onion soup mix over rice. Mix together soup and water. Pour over rice mixture in pan. Arrange raw chicken pieces over the top and cover with tin foil. Bake 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper on chicken. Last 20 minutes of baking remove foil.