Mexican Chicken & Rice

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 485
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Mexican Chicken & Rice
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.

Serving Size 4

Calories 485

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 22.60g 35%
Sat. Fat 6.80g 32%
Mono Unsat. Fat 8.50g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.80g
Cholesterol 112mg 34%
Sodium 492mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 168RE
Vitamin C 45mg 77%
Calcium 218mg 21%
Iron 1mg 6%