Baked chicken thighs with rice from the oven

Baked chicken thighs with rice from the oven

Grilled chicken thighs with garlic, apple cider vinegar and honey

Baked chicken thighs with rice from the oven

Chicken thighs with rice from the oven

Juicy meat with a crispy and spicy crust on a bed of rice. This chicken is gently cooked in the oven and the rice in a fragrant broth at the same time cooked in parallel.

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5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Meat recipes
Cuisine Moldavian recipes
Servings 3 person
Calories 877 kcal


  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 5-6 chicken thighs without skin
  • 270 g rice
  • 400 ml chicken broth
  • 300 ml water


  • Preheat oven to 180°C top/bottom heat.
  • Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic.
  • Place the vegetables and butter in a deep baking dish.
  • Place in the dish in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix paprika, thyme, garlic powder, salt and black pepper in a bowl.
  • Rub the mixture over the chicken thighs.
  • Remove the baking dish, add the rice and mix with the onion and garlic.
  • Place the chicken on top of the rice, pour in the hot broth and water.
  • Cover the dish tightly with aluminum foil.
  • Bake the rice and chicken thighs for 30 minutes.
  • Then remove the foil and cook for another 20 minutes until the liquid has evaporated.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and let stand for 5-10 minutes.


  • Knife
  • cutting board
  • deep casserole dish
  • Bowl
  • aluminum foil


Calories: 877kcalCarbohydrates: 78gProtein: 44gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 176mgSodium: 741mgPotassium: 665mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1003IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 78mgIron: 3mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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