Smoky Skillet Chicken and Rice #McSkilletSauce #SundaySupper

Smoky Skillet Chicken and Rice

This post is sponsored by McCormick in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

I make a lot of skillet dinners. We love all-in-one meals. Sometimes I add rice or pasta. Other times meat and veggies does the trick. No matter what I’m cooking, its the seasoning that makes the meal.
My pantry is full of spices and I’m adding new ones all the time. I love to browse the spice aisle for ideas. McCormick spices and blends always offer great ideas.


I was so excited to give their new skillet sauces a try!


Smoky Applewood BBQ Chicken with Bacon Skillet Sauce has those bits of bacon, garlic, spices and natural applewood smoke already in there. You can use the sauce to whip up a quick and easy weeknight chicken dish with smoky bbq flavor. This sauce goes equally as well with pork or beef and gives baked beans a lift.

Since these sauces come completely seasoned just add your meat and vegetables. Easy BBQ Chicken and Rice skillet dinner ready in a matter of minutes!

McCormick Skillet Chicken Rice ingredients

I added sautéed celery and onion with the chicken for a bit of crunch.

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Add cooked brown rice.

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Stir in the sauce and thoroughly heat.

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Smoky Skillet Chicken and Rice with package

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Smoky Chicken and Rice

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Smoky Skillet Chicken and Rice #McSkilletSauce #SundaySupper
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 pound chicken breast cut into ½-inch sized pieces
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 package McCormick Smoky Applewood BBQ Chicken with Bacon Skillet Sauce
  1. Sauté chicken pieces, celery and onion in oil over medium- high heat until chicken is cooked (about 7-8 minutes).
  2. Mix in cooked rice.
  3. Stir in sauce. Thoroughly heat then serve.

Try these other McCormick Skillet Sauces for new, quick dinner sensations!

Taco with Chipotle & Garlic:  Add a hint of smoky chipotle heat to your favorite weeknight tacos.
Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry: Classic flavors like ginger, garlic and soy sauce give you the perfect stir-fry every time.
Sweet & Smoky Sloppy Joes: Barbecue flavor gives this classic American meal a smoky sweet twist.
Fire Roasted Chili: A Robust combination of fire-roasted garlic and chili pepper boosts the flavor of this dinnertime staple.
Fajita with Roasted Chile, Garlic & Lime: Fire up fajitas with this sizzling blend of roasted chili pepper, garlic and lime.
Sicilian Chicken with Tomato, Basil & Garlic: Infuse Italian-style chicken and mushrooms with a savory blend of sweet basil and garlic.

Follow McCormick’s Easy Skillet Dinners Pinterest board for more great easy dinner ideas!

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36 Responses to Smoky Skillet Chicken and Rice #McSkilletSauce #SundaySupper

  1. Renee says:

    Such an easy recipe! This really would be great for a fast and tasty meal.
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  12. I could totally see my boys and I digging in to this goodness!
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  14. Nichole says:

    This is my kind of dinner for sure! It looks sooo good.
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  15. Liz says:

    Oh, your chicken and rice looks terrific! I love that you used brown rice—perfect!
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  16. This looks perfect for a winter evening!
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  18. Lovely dish, perfect for any busy night!
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  19. Thank you all for the lovely comments!
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  20. Amee says:

    Sounds perfect Cindy! I love chicken and rice together!
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  21. Smoky rice looks so good, and one skillet? Easy and perfect!

    Choc Chip Uru
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  23. Awesome recipe made even better by the gorgeous photos! LOVE it!!
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  24. Hezzi-D says:

    You can’t go wrong with chicken and rice! Love the flavors with this dish.
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  25. Amy Kim says:

    This is something that I would make since those are 2 main ingredients I always have on hand! And I love the addition of celery! Looks great Cindy!
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  26. I love the idea of a BBQ chicken and rice dish. Sounds delicious!
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  27. Cindy, your smoky skillet chicken and rice looks so good!! can’t wait to try the BBQ chicken skillet sauce!
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  28. This rice skillet looks like it’d be a huge hit in my house. Great choice.
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  29. “No matter what I’m cooking, its the seasoning that makes the meal.” SO TRUE! Love your dish…it is exactly what I like to eat.
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