Really Easy Chicken & Mushroom Rice
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Really Easy Chicken & Mushroom Rice

An oh-so-easy chicken and mushroom rice, flavoured with Royco’s rich Brown Onion Gravy. Add all the ingredients at once and bake to perfection. Simple.


Family Friendly


  • 1 x Royco Brown Onion Gravy
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 8 pieces of chicken, skin on (4 drumsticks and 4 thighs)
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and cut into 8 wedges each
  • 250g button mushroom
  • Chopped parsley
  • Rice, cooked to serve


  • Make the Royco Brown Onion Gravy according to package instructions. 
  • Add the tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, honey, dried herbs, smoked paprika, and lemon juice to the gravy.
  • Mix well, then toss through chicken pieces, onion wedges and mushrooms to the liquid and allow it to marinade for 15-30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 170C.
  • Tip the chicken pieces with the sauce in a roasting dish. Arrange the chicken pieces so they are skin side up.
  • Place in the oven and roast at 170C for 50 minutes to an hour, until cooked.
  • Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley, with rice on the side.