"A family recipe for five generations. Easy and very good."


50 m servings 349 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 349 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 1583 mg
  • 63%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan bring salted water to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium skillet and brown cubed chicken; add green onion and saute for 3 to 5 minutes, until soft.
  4. Spread cooked rice in the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Add chicken/onion mixture and blend together; flatten with spatula, then sprinkle with cheese and olives.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 11 Ratings


Personally, I love this dish but have made a couple of changes. Instead of american cheese I use 1 bag of shredded cheddar cheese. I also put sour cream on top when I serve it.

You could a lot with this recipe. However because are mixing two ingredients that are hot you do not need to bake it for 30 minutes, 10 min at best. You could use just about any meat in this ric...

Very good. I made half as much, used mexican cheese, and wrapped it up in a burrito with sour cream.

I did make some changes as well as halving the portion. We used packaged cheese and broccoli rice mix instead of the Spanish variety. Substituted mozzarella for the American cheese. I chose to s...

I've made this dish a couple times and it always winds up too dry for my tastes.

Pretty good stuff that doesn't require many ingredients. I made my own spanish rice, (with brown rice, garlic, chicken broth, and salsa) and then proceeded from there. I will use this recipe a...

My family loved this! I served it with corn tortillas and a green salad...Will be making this again. Wondering how it got its name, though...

This recipe hit the spot for my craving for Mexican food. It was easy to prepare (I cooked the rice according to the package directions). I served it with tortilla chips and sour cream and it wa...

I personally thought it tasted OK, but the friends I served it to loved it. It was easy to make, and I had all those ingredients in my kitchen cabinets.