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Southwestern Chicken and White Rice

Southwestern Chicken and White Rice

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Minute(R) Rice

Minute® Rice

This one-dish Mexican-inspired meal with chicken, beans, corn, and rice is a quick and tasty choice on a busy weeknight.

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  • Calories:
  • 463 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.3g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 34.7 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 867 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion; cook and stir until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Add beans, salsa corn and broth. Bring to boil.
  3. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
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heyitsmish
17

heyitsmish

3/19/2009

I got this recipe off the back of the box long ago and make it once or twice a month. Adjust the taco seasoning to your liking. I brown the chicken, sprinkled with the taco mix, in a bit of olive oil.I also add cilantro and use seasoned black and pinto beans (the plain ones make this dish bland), I simmer all in the pan with the chicken , then bake it as the recipe says. Serve with rice, chips, guacamole, salsa and sour cream!

SHARON8799
9

SHARON8799

3/31/2010

Not bad at all! My husband and two sons had seconds, saying "mmm-mm" the whole time. My changes (hardly worth mentioning): added a bit of taco seasoning, added diced bell pepper to the chicken/onion, used long-cooking rice, and used black beans instead of kidney. I see this as a versatile dish, just waiting for my adjustments. My youngest (10 yrs, extremely finicky) told me, "The next time you want to serve Mexican food, make this". I think I'll use his suggestion.

Leese
8

Leese

4/30/2010

If I based my review solely on my own interpretation, I would say this dish is "good". However, my 7 yr old son, who likes next to nothing, raved about this dinner. He rated it as a "favorite" surpassed only by ice cream. Hence, the 4+ rating. SO--my family liked this well enough to eat again. I served it alone but next time will add torilla chips or perhaps make it into wraps of some sort. I added taco seasoning, medium chili beans with sauce, black beans and omited the chicken broth. Next time I will use fiesta corn instead of regular frozen corn. We added sour cream and guacomole as desired. Not a bad meal. Easy to make. Easy to tweak to add pizzaz.

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