Taco Chicken and Rice

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy a fiesta of flavors with this zesty chicken and rice skillet – perfect for Mexican cuisine.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked instant rice
2
cups water
1
(1 1/4-oz.) pkg. 40% less-sodium taco seasoning mix
1
lb. precut chicken breast strips for stir-frying
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

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Steps

  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package, omitting margarine and salt.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place 2 tablespoons of the taco seasoning mix in plastic bag or medium bowl. Add chicken; seal bag and shake or stir to coat well.
  • 3 In large nonstick skillet, combine chicken, tomatoes, ground red pepper and remaining taco seasoning mix; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover tightly and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring once. Serve over rice. If desired, top with nonfat sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.
  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package, omitting margarine and salt.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place 2 tablespoons of the taco seasoning mix in plastic bag or medium bowl. Add chicken; seal bag and shake or stir to coat well.
  • 3 In large nonstick skillet, combine chicken, tomatoes, ground red pepper and remaining taco seasoning mix; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover tightly and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring once. Serve over rice. If desired, top with nonfat sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
700mg
700%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.