Solo Microwave Chicken and Rice

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Servings: 1
  • About This Recipe

    “I developed the recipe as a give away item while I was working at a cooking supply store that had many college students as customers. The Anchor Hocking Microwave Popcorn Popper works very well for this solo dish and fits into most microwaves found on college campuses.”


  • 1smallboneless skinless chicken breast, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cuponion, chopped
  • 1/4 cupgreen bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cupuncooked rice( , Not instant)
  • 1cup water or 1cupchicken broth
  • 1tablespoonbutter
  • 1tablespoonlemon juice
  • 1teaspoondried basil
  • Directions

  • Put butter into a Microwave Popcorn Popper or a glass casserole dish, and microwave on high for one minute.
  • Add the uncooked rice, and stir until all the grains are coated in the butter.
  • Add everything else, and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  • Let sit for an additional 5 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Reviews

  • “I made this for my lunch, today, and it was very good!It’s simple to put together, and while it cooked in the microwave I prepared a simple green salad to go with it.Thanks for such a nice recipe.”