Chicken and Rice Oh So Nice

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 2 hr
Serves: 6

With its spicy seasonings and decadent flavours, this recipe is guaranteed to warm you up on a cold day.


3 chicken thighs
3 chicken drumsticks
2 chicken breast(s), halved
3 onion(s), medium, diced
1 red pepper(s), diced
1 tomato(es), diced
1 tbsp (15 mL) paprika
1 tbsp (15 mL) seasoned salt
1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) Cajun seasoning
1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) curry powder
2 tbsp (30 mL) barbecue sauce
2 tbsp (30 mL) smoky habanera sauce
2 cups (500 mL) water
2 cups (500 mL) vegetables, fresh or frozen
1 can condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup (250 mL) instant rice


1 In a skillet, layer onion, red pepper and tomato.
2 Add chicken. Sprinkle chicken with paprika, seasoned salt, Cajun seasoning and curry powder.
3 Add barbecue sauce and smoky habanera sauce.
4 Add water and vegetables, cook over low heat for approximately 30 minutes, and then turn chicken over.
5 Add soup and cook for additional 45 minutes. Turn chicken over again after about 25 minutes.
6 Add rice and cook for another 15 minutes. The chicken is cooked when it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).