Mexican Chicken & Rice Recipe

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 485
Mexican Chicken and Rice 019
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min

Put this classic Mexican staple on your dinner table tonight and savor in the flavors of chili seasoned chicken simmered with onions and bell peppers mixed with corn and rice. Melted Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut on top makes every last bite exquisitely cheesy.

  • 1 pkg. (7 oz.) yellow rice mix
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small red or green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 (4 oz. each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1-1/2 cup (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut, divided
  • 1 can (7 oz.) corn, drained
  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add chicken, chili powder and 1 cup cheese; cook 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in corn. Add rice mixture; mix well. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover; turn off heat and let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (321g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 485
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.6 grams
Saturated Fat 6.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 grams
Total Carbohydrates 33 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Protein 38 grams
Vitamin A 168RE
Vitamin C 45mg 77%
Calcium 218mg 21%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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