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One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe (Ready in 30 Minutes)

One Pot Chicken and Rice

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Quick and easy one pot chicken and rice recipe, made with simple ingredients on stovetop. It's is a healthy 30 minute meal, packed with Cajun seasoning, peppers, corn.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 428
Author Abeer


  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 1 pound Boneless chicken Cut into strips or cubes
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely minced
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely minced
  • 2 1/4 cups Chicken broth Low sodium
  • 4 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 cup Rice Uncooked
  • 1/3 cup Green pepper Cut into small strips
  • 1/3 cup Red pepper Cut into small strips
  • 1/3 cup Corn Frozen
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro Roughly chopped


  • Heat oil in a nonstick pot over medium high heat.
  • Add onion and cook until slightly soft and translucent. 
  • Add ginger, garlic, chicken and cook until chicken is golden brown. 
  • Add broth, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper, rice, green pepper, red pepper, corn and mix everything together. 
  • Cover and cook on medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is fully cooked and liquid is absorbed into the rice. 
  • Sprinkle cilantro and mix again. 
  • Garnish with some sliced jalapenos, if you like, and enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 


Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 620mg | Potassium: 721mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1650IU | Vitamin C: 38.1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.7mg