Emeril’s One Pot Chicken and Rice

A chicken and rice pot-soup with a homey, hearty taste and a touch of Emeril’s.

  • Servings: 4
  • Cook Time: 45 Min
  • Main Ingredient: Chicken


  • 4 oz. Mozzarella cheese (shredded; (optional))
  • 1 Tbsp. olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb. large, bone in chicken breast halves (each cut crosswise in half)
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups Emeril's® Organic Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 Tbsp. Emeril's Original Essence


Heat oil in heavy 5-qt saucepot, and cook chicken, skin-side-down, over medium-high heat 5 minutes until skin is well browned. Turn chicken and add onion to pot. Cook 5 minutes longer until other side of breast pieces are browned and onion is tender-crisp. Add remaining ingredients to pot; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and rice is tender. Makes 4 main-dish servings.