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Mexican-Style Chicken and Rice
Mexican-Style Chicken and Rice

Mexican-Style Chicken and Rice

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Cook Minutes 40 Min
Prep : 25 Min Cook: 15 Min
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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4 Servings
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1 Tbsp. oil
1 lb. (450 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 yellow onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2/3 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 red pepper, coarsely chopped
1 cup water
1/2 cup salsa
1-1/4 cups Kraft Shredded Marble Cheddar Cheese, divided
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
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Step 1
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.
Step 2
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.
Step 3
Stir in half the cheese; top with remaining cheese, green onions and cilantro.
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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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 15 g
23 %
Saturated fat 7 g
35 %
Cholesterol 90 mg
Sodium 380 mg
16 %
Total carbohydrate 35 g
12 %
Dietary fibre 2 g
8 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 35 g
Vitamin A
20 %
Vitamin C
80 %
20 %
10 %
4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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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