Thursday, November 19, 2009
Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe
Tasty & easy recipe of Mexican chicken and rice. This is an authentic Mexican recipe. If you like Chicken and rice, try this yummy recipe.
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup salsa
1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
1/2 to 1 teaspoon chili powder, optional
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
1/2 to 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, saute the chicken green pepper and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender. Add the corn, broth, salsa, salt, chili powder if desired and pepper; bring to a boil.
Stir in the rice; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 381 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 782 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.
Mexican Chicken and Rice published in Country Woman September/October 2001, p39
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