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Simple Chicken and Rice

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 2 cups uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1 (14-oz.) can chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine*
  • 1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 (3 1/2 lb.) cut-up whole chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Stir together rice, chicken broth, buttermilk, wine, mushrooms, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Spoon rice mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and remaining 1 1/2 tsp. salt. Place chicken on top of rice mixture.

  2. Bake, covered, at 350º for 1 1/2 hours or until chicken is done. Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.

  3. *1/2 cup chicken broth may be substituted.