Thursday, November 19, 2009

Mexican Rice with Chicken Recipe

Delicious traditional mexican rice recipe with chicken. Enjoy the Mexican way of cooking rice and chicken. Yummy recipe! Enjoy


1 package (6.4 ounces) Mexican-style rice and pasta mix
2 tablespoons butter
1-3/4 cups water
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with onions, undrained
2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped


In a large skillet, cook and stir rice and pasta mix in butter until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the water, tomatoes and contents of rice seasoning packet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Add chicken and jalapeno. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 4 servings.

Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Rice-a-Roni rice and pasta mix. When cutting hot peppers, disposable gloves are recommended. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 385 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 1,217 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Mexican Rice with Chicken published in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p49


More mexican rice recipes
Mexican Red rice
Mexican Fried Rice
Cajun-style chicken with Mexican rice

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