Fiesta Chicken from Uncle Ben's®

Fiesta Chicken from Uncle Ben's®


"Begin with Uncle Ben's® Rice and spice things up. With fiesta chicken, you'll get that south of the border flavor of chilies and cilantro, complimented by healthy, hearty, whole grain brown rice."


1 h servings 284 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 284 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 31.4 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1/2-inch strips.
  2. Spray a 10-inch skillet with a nonstick spray and heat over a medium heat until hot. Add the chicken and red pepper, cook until chicken is browned and fully cooked.
  3. Add the onion, cook for 30 seconds. Add the water, rice, chili powder, corn and salsa; simmer for 10 minutes until rice is done.
  4. Serve chicken over the rice with chopped cilantro.
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  1. 17 Ratings


As I was making this recipe I felt that it was missing something. I used chicken broth instead of water to give it more flavor, but it was still bland. I would make this again with more spices t...

I make this meal a couple times a month. Our family loves it. I add a can of mild enchilada sauce, leave out the salsa and add 1/4 cup chopped jalapenos, and 1/2 cup shredded cheese. When ready ...

I am only giving this 4 stars because I made a few modifications based on other reviews (saying it was bland). Several people said it was bland, so I wanted to spice it up a little. Here are...

I used some hot rotel instead of salsa, and of course... black beans! ate it along with some sour cream on the side. Always cook my rice with matter what.

I also added chicken broth instead of water for more flavor. Along with the corn I added black beans and then made burritos with mixture...pepper jack cheese on top before folding tortilla real...

This was pretty good. I cut way down on the rice, and added garlic. Still seemed like it needed something, just not sure what.

Bland. I did the recipe just and directed. It was a bit dry and lacking in flavor.

I made this for my husband for supper. Did not have instant rice, so cooked regular rice in advance. Added enchilada sauce, and put it together nice and fast. It was great! He even had seconds. ...

Awesome dish! Easy to make too!