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Chicken Con Queso

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Stress free hearty chicken dish - perfect for dinner that’s ready in 20 minutes.

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.)

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
48%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
1510mg
63%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
6g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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