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Easy One Pot Meal Chicken Thigh and Rice Casserole

One Pot Chicken Thighs and Rice Casserole

By Shobelyn Dayrit
This One Pot Chicken Rice casserole is a quick dinner you can make. It's a very affordable meal using common spices in your pantry This is yet the BEST CHICKEN AND RICE CASSEROLE MADE FROM SCRATCH.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main


  • 10 inch cast iron skillet


  • 4 skinless chicken thigh
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Just a Pinch Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Basil Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 cups of white rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon


  • Add water in a bowl and add in the chicken bouillon. Crush the bouillon to mix with the water. There will small residues, but it’s ok. Set aside.
  • Heat the cooking oil and pan fry the Chicken thigh: I use chicken thigh since it evokes good taste, and it is already thinly sliced. And it always is moist and tasty. Use the skinless chicken thigh to make it healthier. J
  • Fry the chicken thigh until brown in both sides.
  • Remove chicken and set aside. Add the rice and mix using a ladle until coated with the oil. Let it cook for about 3 minutes and add the water mixture. And the rest of the ingredients. Level out the rice.
  • Add the chicken on top and cover. Cook rice in low until cook, about 30 to 40 minutes.
Keyword chicken casserole, chicken thigh recipes