Chicken and Mushroom Rice Delight

Chicken and Mushroom Rice Delight
Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
rice cooker, chicken, rice, onions, mushrooms

This delightful and easy-to-make Chicken and Mushroom Rice is perfect for a cozy family meal. Using a rice cooker makes the process even more convenient, allowing you to focus on the flavors and enjoy the cooking experience.


  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce (optional)
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Rinse the rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. Dice the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Finely chop the onion and slice the mushrooms.
  4. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  5. Add the diced chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
  6. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  7. In the same pan, add the chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent.
  8. Add the sliced mushrooms to the onions and cook until they release their moisture and become tender.
  9. Add the rinsed rice to the rice cooker.
  10. Pour in the chicken broth.
  11. Add the sautéed chicken, onions, and mushrooms.
  12. Season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, dried thyme, and soy sauce if using.
  13. Stir everything together to ensure even distribution of ingredients and flavors.
  14. Close the rice cooker lid and set it to the 'Cook' setting.
  15. Allow the rice cooker to complete its cooking cycle, which typically takes about 25-30 minutes.
  16. Once the rice cooker has finished cooking, let it sit for an additional 5 minutes.
  17. Open the lid and gently fluff the rice with a fork.
  18. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.

This Chicken and Mushroom Rice Delight is a simple yet flavorful dish that brings comfort and satisfaction. Perfect for a family of four, it’s a great way to enjoy a hearty meal with minimal effort. Enjoy!

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