Chicken & Rice A La Milanese

Chicken & Rice A La Milanese

  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Marinate Time 180 minutes
  • Cook Time 60 minutes

Ingredients   Serving Size: 6

  • 1 cup Wish-Bone® Italian Dressing
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed dried rosemary leaves
  • 1 (2-1/2- to 3-lb) roasting chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes , undrained
  • 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 3/4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked regular rice
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed saffron (optional)
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour


  1. Combine Wish-Bone® Italian Dressing , onion and rosemary in large non-metallic bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator, turning occasionally, 3 hours or overnight. Remove chicken, reserving marinade.
  2. Brown chicken in 12-inch skillet,. Add 1/2 cup reserved marinade, tomatoes, mushrooms and sugar. Simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Remove chicken and keep warm; add flour mixed with 1/4 cup water to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining marinade, 2-1/2 cups water, rice and saffron in large saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat and stir in cheese.
  4. To serve, arrange chicken around rice and top with 1/3 sauce; serve with remaining sauce.

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