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Chicken and Rice Oh So Nice

With its spicy seasonings and decadent flavours, this recipe is guaranteed to warm you up on a cold day.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 2 hours


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 paprika
1 tbsp seasoned salt
¼ tsp Cajun seasoning
¼ tsp curry powder
2 tbsp barbecue sauce
2 tbsp smoky habanera sauce
2 cups water
2 cups vegetables, fresh or frozen
1 can condensed cream of celery soup
1 cup instant rice

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  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).

Nutrition Info

Per 340 g serving Amount
Protein16 g
Fat6 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Carbohydrate35 g
Fibre5 g
Sugar9 g
Cholesterol50 mg
Sodium950 mg
Per 340 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A80
Vitamin C90
Vitamin B626
Vitamin B1211