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Main dishes

Brown Rice & Chicken Bake

Brown Rice & Chicken Bake recipe
photo by:kraft
How do you make a chicken-and-rice bake exciting? We did it by using brown rice and chicken thighs for a change. Then we added bacon and melty cheese.
time
prep:
30 min
total:
1 hr 30 min
servings
total:
6 servings

What You Need

4
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
6
 bone-in chicken thighs (1-1/2 lb.)
6
 carrots, peeled, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thirds
1
cup  long-grain brown rice, uncooked
2
cloves  garlic, minced
1
can  (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4
cup  KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing
1
cup  KRAFT Shredded Three Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
2
 green onions, sliced

Make It

HEAT oven to 375ºF.

COOK and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.

ADD chicken to reserved drippings; cook 3 min. on each side or until evenly browned. Remove from skillet; set aside. Add carrots and rice to skillet; cook and stir 3 min., adding garlic for the last minute. Stir in broth and dressing; bring to boil. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with chicken. Cover.

BAKE 1 hour or until chicken is done (165ºF) and rice is tender. Remove from oven; top with cheese, bacon and onions. Cover; let stand 5 min. or until cheese is melted.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad and glass of fat-free milk to round out the meal.
Substitute
Prepare using 6 chicken legs (about 1-1/2 lb.) or 3 bone-in chicken breasts (cut in half after cooking).
Shortcut
Substitute 18 baby carrots, cut in half, for the 6 cut-up large carrots.
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