This One Pot Teriyaki Chicken, Rice and Vegetables is an easy, family friendly meal that’s made in just 3o minutes or less! It healthy and hearty and perfect for weeknights.
Soooo….. if you’ve been around here much, you might think this is a rip off of my One Pan Teriyaki Chicken and Noodles.
You’d be correct.
Because I spend a lot of time looking at the things you guys like, and thinking, “I wonder what else they might like?” And I’ll make a recipe with similar flavors or cooking methods, just to see. Do they prefer rice or noodles? Chicken or beef? BBQ or Teriyaki? And every now and then I strike gold, and you love it.
But, as I’ve mentioned before, I really want to turn The Recipe Rebel into a one-stop shop where you can get a good variety of meals, desserts, snacks and breakfast ideas. Mostly healthy, some indulgent. And so I am going to keep adding different variations of the meals you obviously already love. I hope you’re not mad about it! Because some of your favorites are some of our favorites as well.
Now: I’m going to be completely honest here.
I so rarely cook long grain rice. I am an instant rice lover 100%. It is still a healthy choice, and is just so easy and manageable when you have a 2 year old who woke up from her afternoon nap on the wrong side of the bed. This is the stage of life we’re in here.
It also makes recipes like this totally doable in 30 minutes (or even 20 minutes!), with minimal dishes, maximum flavor, and a good dose of protein and veggies.
For me? That’s a win (x4!) right there. I hope you’ll agree!
- This recipe can easily be made vegetarian, though you might want to add in extra veggies to replace the chicken.
- This recipe is naturally dairy free and gluten free, but be sure to check the ingredients on each and every one of your products to be 100% sure.
- This recipe is totally freezer friendly — simply freeze your leftovers (or make a double batch), then thaw and reheat (I recommend on the stove top) when you need a quick meal!
- To make this recipe using long grain white rice, you will need to add an additional ½ cup of broth or water and simmer, covered, until tender, about 20 minutes.
- To make this recipe using long grain brown rice, you will need to add an additional 1 ¼ cups of broth or water, and simmer, covered, until tender, about 30 minutes.
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One Pot Teriyaki Chicken, Rice and Vegetables
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed
- 1/2 red bell pepper diced
- 1/2 green bell pepper diced
- 1 large carrots peeled and shredded
- 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
- 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
- 1 1/2 cups instant rice
- 1 1/4 cups low sodium chicken broth
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 cup frozen peas
- In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook until browned on the outside, about 2 minutes.
- Add peppers and cook 3-4 minutes until crisp-tender. Add carrots, ginger and garlic and cook 1 more minute, stirring.
- Add rice, broth, honey, soy sauce, vinegar and peas and bring to a simmer over medium high heat. Cover, reduce the heat and cook for 3-4 minutes until rice is tender. Let sit, covered for 3-4 minutes before serving.
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