Zesty Italian Chicken and Rice

READY IN: 1hr 2mins
Recipe by JanV

What more could you ask for- Light,easy, great tasting and a all-in-one dish meal! My entire family loves this recipe. It was passed to me by my Mom. The rice has such a wonderful flavor that I sometimes adjust recipe and make more rice. I also like to marinate the chicken in some italian dressing ahead of time. It really makes a difference. It adds extra flavor to the chicken.

Top Review by DeniseBC

I've had this recipe for nearly 20 years and it is great. The Italian salad dressing gives it a great zing. Try it with different types of frozen vegetables. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -5 chicken breast halves
  • 13 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 (16 ounce) bag frozen carrots and broccoli mix
  • 1 (2 7/8 ounce) can French-fried onions
  • 2 cups chicken bouillon
  • 12 teaspoon italian seasoning


  1. Place rice, 1/2 can french fried onions, and italian seasonings in 9x13 pan.
  2. Pour bouillon over rice mixture.
  3. Arrange chicken on top.
  4. Pour salad dressing over chicken.
  5. Bake covered at 400 degrees for 30 minutes .
  6. Place vegetables around chicken, covering rice. Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Top with remaining onions. Bake 1-3 minutes.

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