One Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice

One Pot Ranch Chicken and Rice


  • 8 skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 0.5 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups low fat, low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 4 cups baby spinach


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and smother on both sides with ranch dressing.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet; add chicken thighs and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  3. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  4. Add onions to skillet and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes; stir in garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute, or until fragrant.
  5. Add in chicken stock and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Stir in rice and arrange chicken over rice.
  7. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until chicken is done and rice is tender.
  8. Gently stir in spinach.
  9. Remove from heat and serve.
  10. Enjoy!!!

Yields: 4

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