Italian-Spiced Chicken With Wild Rice

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by carolinafan

I love chicken and rice dishes and this one is easy to prepare and at the same time impressive looking to serve to guests. Hope you enjoy.

Top Review by Pinkytz

I loved the flavors of the rub and the color from the turmeric. I did decrease the amount of the cinnamon to give just a hint of it. It comes out looking beautiful with color from the carrots and peppers. Nice crunch from the almonds, a perfect sweet touch from the raisins; altogether a really great dish that I'll be making again soon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine salt, cumin, black pepper, cinnamon and turmeric in small bowl. Rub spice mixture on both sides of chicken. Place chicken on plate; cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes per side or until browned. Remove chicken; set aside.
  4. Place carrots, bell pepper, celery and garlic in same skillet. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Add rice; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Add seasoning packet from rice mix and broth, bring to a boil over high heat.
  6. Remove from heat; stir in raisins.
  7. Pour into prepared dish. Place chicken on rice mixture; sprinkle with almonds.
  8. Cover tightly with foil and bake 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center and rice is tender.

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