Old-Fashioned Chicken and Rice Recipe

Old-Fashioned Chicken and Rice Recipe
  • 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups long- or whole-grain rice, rinsed
  1. In a large pot, bring all ingredients except rice to a boil over medium-high heat.
     
  2. Cover and allow to boil 35 minutes.
     
  3. Add rice and cook 25 to 30 minutes, or until rice is tender, no pink remains in chicken, and chicken juices run clear.