Cheesy Chicken and Yellow Rice

Cheesy Chicken and Yellow Rice


"Give your everyday chicken and rice dinner a makeover with this deliciously cheesy chicken and yellow rice recipe. Simply stir flavor-packed GOYA® Yellow Rice with seasoned chicken breasts, veggies, and a handful of cheddar cheese. In 30 minutes, you have an easy, comforting weeknight meal that will chase the blahs away!"


30 m servings
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  1. In small saucepan over medium heat, bring 2 cups water to boil. Add contents of yellow rice mix, tomatoes and 1 tbsp. oil; return water to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook, covered, until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with Adobo. Cook chicken until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add bell peppers and onions to skillet. Cook, stirring, until vegetables are soft and chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes more; remove from heat.
  3. In skillet with cooked chicken, stir in cooked rice until combined. Mix in cheese, stirring until melted. Serve warm.
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  1. 37 Ratings


This was very good. I did season with some garlic and crushed red pepper for some kick. My family enjoyed this as well. I think next time I might just leave out the cheese altogether. It was go...

So easy and yet so good! I seasoned three good sized chicken breasts with Goya's Adobo Seasoning and grilled them first. I took a bit of a short cut and used the microwave directions on the insi...

This is a wonderful recipe. First time I've used Goya Yellow Rice, and I can't say enough about it, it simply tastes like the real deal. No more Vigo, Goya is the brand I'll use moving forward...

Quick and Easy meal. My kids helped me make it and 3 out of 4 liked it. My husband said this would be something good for lunches during the week. I did sub an orange bell pepper over green beca...

Can't believe every Goya recipe I try... I LOVE! My wife said, WoW this is right up my alley! Another Keeper... Goya yellow rice so easy so good! I served with a simple chopped side salad and lo...

I left out the cheese to make this a bit healthier. This was good! Great flavor and very colorful!

Not my favorite meal ever, but quick, easy, colorful and filling. I feel like the salt content was very high, but I found some low-sodium yellow rice that I'd like to try with. Also, I think cha...

GOYA Adobo seasoning makes everything better, this dish was amazing and so quick to whip up! I added in a can of shoepeg white corn and GOYA kidney makes a lot, but none went to wast...

Flavorful, but needed some tweaking. I sliced a sautéed chicken breast and served on top of the rice. Rice mixture is salty. Contains MSG and Yellow Dye No. 5.