Greek Chicken and Rice

Marsha Gardner


Cinnamon and tomatoes are such a great pairing. The aroma tantalizing while it simmers away.


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr


  • 6
    whole chicken breasts or broiler cut into pieces about 3 pounds
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    canned tomatoes
  • 3 c
    boiling water
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    rice, uncooked
  • ·
    sour cream for garnish, if desired

How to Make Greek Chicken and Rice


  1. Sauté chicken breasts in butter and olive oil until golden brown.

    Add onion, tomato, water, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add rice and stir to mix evenly. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes longer or til the rice is tender.

    Serve with a bowl of sour cream to be spooned over the rice.

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About Greek Chicken and Rice

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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