Too often, cutting corners in an effort to save time spoils the broth. Our version of chicken and rice soup cuts down on time but not on flavor.
Chicken and rice is a comfort food classic, but it won’t comfort anyone if the rice is mushy and the chicken dry. We set out to foolproof a recipe scaled for two.
The currant jam transforms into a thick, clingy glaze for the chicken.
We wanted lively flavors, moist chicken, and a no-fuss weeknight dinner. But in most recipes, these goals never align.
You can take fried rice, mix in some spices, add chicken, and call it Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice—but that doesn’t make it so.
A Thanksgiving-inspired meal in just 30 minutes.