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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice

This is a delicious, hearty wild rice chicken dinner that’s easy to make! Made with savory herbs, it’s great for serving to family or guests.

This chicken and wild rice recipe is a healthy, dairy free, gluten free comfort food meal. Includes step by step instructions to make this dinner quickly from scratch.

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Winter is officially upon us, and what better way to warm up than with a big pot of homemade chicken and wild rice?

This recipe is easy to make, nutritious, and most importantly – delicious!

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious chicken dish, look no further than this recipe for chicken and wild rice.

It’s perfect for a cozy night in and takes only minutes to prepare.

Plus, it’s full of flavor and healthy goodness.

So give it a try tonight!

Today, I am sharing How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice.

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

One of the best things about fall/winter is the comfort food recipes that come along with it.

From pumpkin rolls to beef bourguignon, there’s nothing quite like a belly-warming dish on a chilly day.

This week, we’re featuring one of our favorite recipes: chicken and wild rice.

It’s easy to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for any autumn/winter gathering.

Keep reading for the recipe!

(And be sure to check out our other blog posts for more delicious seasonal dishes.)

What do I Need to Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice?

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

This easy recipe is is ready in no time.

It’s perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. It’s packed with flavor.

You will need: wild rice blend, butter or olive oil, onion, celery, garlic, cream cheese (I use Tofutti dairy free cream cheese), milk (or non dairy milk), chicken broth, Italian seasoning, Salt, pepper,  chicken breast, parsley, Carrots and dried cranberries.

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

In a large pot, on medium high heat, add butter or olive oil, onion, seasonings, garlic, carrots and celery.

Cook vegetables 3-5 minutes.

I love using a bamboo spoon for cooking.

Then add the rice and chicken stock.

Cover. Cook according to package directions.

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

I shred my carrots in a food processor, it makes it so much easier.

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

This chicken and wild rice recipe is the perfect solution for a busy weeknight when you want something hearty and tasty, but don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen.

In just minutes, you can have a delicious dish that’s full of flavor and goodness.

So give it a try tonight and be sure to subscribe to our blog, Pinterest, and Instagram so you never miss a recipe.

After the rice is cooked.

Stir in the cream cheese, milk and cranberries.

Garnish with parsley or rosemary.

Enjoy!

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

When it comes to an easy and delicious chicken dish, this recipe for chicken and wild rice is the perfect option.

It’s simple to make and only takes minutes to prepare, but it’s packed full of flavor.

Plus, it’s a healthy meal that you can feel good about eating.

So why not give it a try tonight?

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

This delicious recipe would be great with a Hearty and Delicious Harvest Salad, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad or Spinach Berry Salad Recipe with Sweet Pear Vinaigrette.

Or what about topping off this fabulous meal with Stuffed Baked Apples or a Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling.

Yum!

My mouth is watering.

How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm, white serving dish, rosemary garnish, autumn decor, wood serving tray
How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

This chicken and wild rice dish is the perfect meal for a cozy night in.

It’s full of flavor and healthy goodness, plus it only takes minutes to prepare.

So give it a try tonight!

And if you’re looking for more easy and delicious recipes, be sure to subscribe to our blog, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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How To Make Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice | Peacock Ridge Farm

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Delicious Chicken and Wild Rice

Renae Frey
This is a delicious, hearty wild rice chicken dinner that's easy to make! Made with savory herbs, it's great for serving to family or guests.
This chicken and wild rice recipe is a healthy, dairy free, gluten free comfort food meal. Includes step by step instructions to make this dinner quickly from scratch.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 c Wild Rice Blend
  • 2 T butter or olive oil
  • 1 T Dried Onion
  • 3 Celery stalks, diced
  • 1 t Garlic, minced
  • 2 pkgs Cream Cheese (I use Tofutti dairy free cream cheese)
  • 1/2 c ½ cup milk (or non dairy milk)
  • 1/3 c Chicken Broth
  • 1 t Italian seasoning
  • Salt & pepper 
  • 2 c Chicken breastcooked and diced
  • 1/2 c Carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1 T Fresh parsley or rosemary

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, on medium high heat, add butter or olive oil, onion, seasonings, garlic, carrots and celery.
  • Cook vegetables 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the rice and chicken stock.
    Cover. Cook according to package directions.
  • After the rice is cooked.
  • Stir in the cream cheese, milk and cranberries.
  • Garnish with parsley or rosemary.
  • Enjoy!

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Recipe Rating




Cindy

Thursday 9th of February 2023

This looks yummy Renae!

Renae Frey

Wednesday 15th of February 2023

They really are. Hugs to you.

KariAnne

Thursday 9th of February 2023

This looks delicious! And healthy too! You are amazing, friend!

Happy day! KariAnne

Renae Frey

Wednesday 15th of February 2023

It is a great recipe. Hugs to you.

Nicolle

Thursday 9th of February 2023

Oh Renae this looks delicious!!! Pinned your recipe and going to make for dinner next week!

Renae Frey

Wednesday 15th of February 2023

Awe. Thanks, friend. I really appreciate you.

Heidi

Tuesday 7th of February 2023

This looks so delicious Renae!!! Definitely printing this to make one night for dinner!

Renae Frey

Wednesday 15th of February 2023

How did you like it? Such an easy recipe, right?