Buttery Herb Chicken

Anita Hoffman


The easiest weekday meal. Delicious and true comfort food.
Recipe and picture adapted from Rice-A-Roni.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 pkg
    rice-a-roni- herb and butter
  • 2 c
    uncooked, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz.) frozen green beans (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    toasted slivered almonds (optional)

How to Make Buttery Herb Chicken


  1. In a large skillet, saute rice-pasta mix with butter over medium heat until rice mixture is golden brown, stirring frequently.
  2. Slowly stir in water and chicken pieces; bring to a boil.
    Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in special seasonings.
    Cover; simmer additional 10 to 15 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
    Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  4. Add green beans during last 5 minutes of simmering.
    Sprinkle with toasted almonds before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Buttery Herb Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need In Your Menu Rotation

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need in Your Menu Rotation

Kitchen Crew

Low in fat and high in protein, chicken breasts are a healthy and easy dinner option. If not cooked properly, though, they can be dry and not something the family...

How To Make A Delicious Rosemary Roasted Chicken With Potatoes Recipe

How to Make a Delicious Rosemary Roasted Chicken With Potatoes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Impress your family and friends with this delicious rosemary roasted chicken with potatoes. It's anything but a basic roasted chicken. The chicken is stuffed with apples, bacon, sweet onion, and...

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

11 Tasty Chicken Casserole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love an easy weeknight meal? We know we do! These easy, yummy and delicious chicken casseroles that will be your new go-to recipe for family dinners.