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Mexican-Style Chicken and Rice

00:40:00 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Need a fun chicken recipe? Then check-out our recipe for Mexican-Style Chicken and Rice. It's like a fiesta in a skillet!

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  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken, yellow onions and garlic; cook 4 min. or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
  • Add rice and cumin; cook and stir 1 min. Add peppers, water and salsa; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min.
  • Stir in half the cheese; top with remaining cheese, green onions and cilantro.

Special Extra

Serve topped with chopped tomatoes, sliced jalapeño peppers, shredded lettuce and/or sour cream.

Special Extra

For a touch of heat, add hot pepper sauce or 1 minced fresh jalapeño pepper to the partially cooked rice along with the red peppers, water and salsa.


  • 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 90mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 10 %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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