Chicken Con Queso

Stress free hearty chicken dish - perfect for dinner that’s ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
frozen breaded cooked chicken patties
2
cups uncooked instant white rice
2
cups water
1 1/2
cups chunky-style salsa
2
cups shredded American cheese (8 oz.)

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Steps

  • 1 Cook chicken patties as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Stir 1/2 cup of the salsa into rice. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, combine remaining 1 cup salsa and the cheese; cook over low heat until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Place cooked rice on individual serving plates. Top each serving with warm chicken patty. Spoon cheese sauce over top.
  • 1 Cook chicken patties as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Stir 1/2 cup of the salsa into rice. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, combine remaining 1 cup salsa and the cheese; cook over low heat until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Place cooked rice on individual serving plates. Top each serving with warm chicken patty. Spoon cheese sauce over top.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use finely shredded cheese for this dish. It melts the fastest! And for a little added color and flavor, sprinkle with sliced green onions or olives.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
1510mg
1510%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.