Baked Chinese Chicken and Rice Recipe

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Valerie Hoffman Modified: March 22, 2022
Baked Chinese Chicken and Rice Recipe

How To Make Baked Chinese Chicken and Rice

This baked rice recipe steps up the common fried rice, with marinated Chinese chicken and rice in mixed veggies for a meal popping in color and flavor.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Rest Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Chicken and Marinade:

  • 1lbchicken thighs,halved, skinless, boneless
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbspChinese cooking wine,or Mirin or dry sherry
  • ¼cupoyster sauce
  • 1tspsesame oil
  • 1clovegarlic,minced

For Rice:

  • cupswhite rice,uncooked
  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 4green onions,whites only
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2cupsfrozen vegetables,thawed, diced
  • 1tbspdark soy sauce
  • 2tbspChinese cooking wine,or dry sherry or Mirin or cooking sake
  • cupschicken,or vegetable stock or low sodium chicken broth
  • cupshot water

For Garnish:

  • scallions,sliced

Instructions

  1. Mix Chicken and Marinade in a bowl. Set aside for at least 20 minutes, up to 24 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F or 180 degrees C.

  3. Place Rice ingredients, including oil, vegetables, soy sauce, cooking wine, stock, and water, in a baking pan. Spread the rice out evenly.

  4. Remove chicken pieces from the marinade, reserving marinade, and place on top of the rice. The chicken will be partially submerged in the liquid.

  5. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.

  6. Remove foil and generously baste the chicken with the remaining marinade.

  7. Spray chicken with oil then bake for a further 30 minutes until chicken is caramelized, the liquid is absorbed and rice is fluffy. If you want more caramelization on the chicken, flick the broiler on for a few minutes.

  8. Set aside for 10 minutes before fluffing rice then serving, garnished with scallions if using.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 760.14kcal
  • Fat: 35.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.55g
  • Fiber: 2.38g
  • Sugar: 0.63g
  • Protein: 36.23g
  • Cholesterol: 150.51mg
  • Sodium: 1179.21mg
  • Calcium: 58.91mg
  • Potassium: 597.61mg
  • Iron: 2.73mg
  • Vitamin A: 170.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.11mg
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