Cheesy Salsa Chicken & Rice

30 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (276 g) each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (276 g) each

Everyone in the KRAFT KITCHENS loves one-pot recipes and this one is a favourite! Skillet-cooked chicken and rice are topped with a cheesy sauce that gets a kick of flavour from tomato salsa - sounds good, right?

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  • Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 min. on each side. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  • Add water and rice to skillet; stir. Bring to boil. Return chicken to skillet; cover. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Remove skillet from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 min. or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, combine Velveeta and salsa in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until Velveeta is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Serve over chicken and rice.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with steamed broccoli florets tossed with Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese.

Keeping it Safe

Thaw chicken in the refrigerator, allowing 5 hours per pound of chicken. Never thaw chicken at room temperature due to the risk of bacterial growth.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (276 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (276 g) each
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 890mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 36g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • a_piercey |

    the taste was good but it was far to thick and rich. try it with half the cheese and twice the salsa.

  • daisy81579 |