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One Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice - Easy, quick, and delicious ranch flavored chicken cooked in one pot with rice and spinach.
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One Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

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WW Freestyle: 18
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Easy, quick, and delicious ranch flavored chicken cooked in one pot with rice and spinach.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Serves
Calories: 622

Ingredients

  • 8 skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 0.5 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups low fat, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 4 cups baby spinach

Instructions 

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and smother on both sides with ranch dressing.
  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet; add chicken thighs and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • Add onions to skillet and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes; stir in garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute, or until fragrant.
  • Add in chicken stock and season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in rice and arrange chicken over rice.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes, or until chicken is done and rice is tender.
  • Gently stir in spinach.
  • Remove from heat and serve.

Notes

Healthier option: Make it with brown rice, and you can also use chicken breasts in place of the chicken thighs.
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 622 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 219mg73%
Sodium 426mg18%
Potassium 919mg26%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 2865IU57%
Vitamin C 11.7mg14%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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