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No Peek Chicken

No-Peek Chicken: Dinnertime Magic!

No Peek Chicken

Imagine a stress-free dinner that practically cooks itself, filling your home with mouthwatering aromas and leaving your family speechless (in the best way possible). Look no further than No-Peek Chicken and Rice! This incredibly easy recipe is a game-changer for busy weeknights.

A Symphony of Flavor in One Dish:

This dish is simplicity at its finest. Chicken breasts or thighs (your choice!) are nestled amidst fluffy rice, enveloped in a creamy sauce made with cream of chicken and mushroom soups, chicken broth, and a touch of onion and bell pepper. A sprinkle of oregano adds a subtle herbal note, while all-purpose seasoning brings everything together in a symphony of flavor.

Easy Enough for Anyone:

The beauty of No-Peek Chicken and Rice lies in its effortless preparation. Simply combine all the ingredients (except the chicken) in a bowl, pour it into a baking dish, top with seasoned chicken, and cover it tightly with foil. Pop it in the oven and let it work its magic – no peeking required!

A Feast for the Senses and the Soul:

As the dish bakes, the enticing aroma will fill your home, creating an atmosphere of anticipation. When it's time to eat, the silence at the dinner table will speak volumes – a testament to the deliciousness unfolding before your family. Tender chicken, fluffy rice bathed in a creamy sauce – every bite is a pure delight.

A Recipe for Busy Weeknights and Happy Families:

This recipe is a winner on all fronts. It's:Simple:

  • Minimal: prep and cleanup make it perfect for busy weeknights.
  • Flavorful: The combination of ingredients creates a rich and satisfying dish.
  • Family-friendly: Even picky eaters will devour this delicious creation.
  • Versatile: Swap ingredients to suit your preferences (see Cook's Note below).

No-Peek Chicken and Rice is more than just a recipe; it's an experience. It's the joy of creating a delicious and satisfying meal for your loved ones, the satisfaction of effortless cooking, and the heartwarming silence of pure culinary bliss around the dinner table.


  • Cooking spray
  • 4 Chicken thighs (or breasts)
  • 2 cups Long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ Yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon fresh thyme)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons All-purpose seasoning (or salt and pepper to taste)


  1. Prepare the Oven and Dish: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Coat an oven-safe dish with cooking spray.
  2. Combine the Base: In a large bowl, combine the rice, chicken broth, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, chopped onion, chopped bell pepper, and oregano (or thyme). Mix everything well to ensure even distribution of flavors.
  3. Assemble and Bake: Pour the rice mixture into the prepared baking dish. Season the chicken breasts or thighs with all-purpose seasoning (or salt and pepper). Place the seasoned chicken on top of the rice mixture. Cover the dish tightly with foil.
  4. No-Peek Baking: Bake the covered dish in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, without peeking! Resist the urge!
  5. Serving Perfection: After 30-35 minutes, use an instant-read thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken. The temperature should reach at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees Celsius) for safe consumption.
  6. Dinnertime Delight: Serve the No-Peek Chicken and Rice hot, spooning the creamy sauce over the chicken and rice. Prepare to be amazed by the happy faces around the dinner table!

Cook's Notes:

  • Feel free to substitute fresh thyme for the oregano.
  • If you don't have all-purpose seasoning, a simple combination of salt and pepper will work just fine.
  • Chicken breasts can be used in place of chicken thighs, but cooking time may vary slightly. Adjust cooking time according to the thickness of the chicken pieces.