Thursday, June 11, 2015

One Pot Southwest Chicken & Rice

Total Time: 30 mins Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins


  • Servings: 4
  • 10 -12 chicken tenders, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) packet taco seasoning or 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning
  • 1 (10 ounce) can rotel
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1 in a large skillet, cook chicken in a small amount of oil. season as desired. i used a lot of the following house seasoning. when chicken is fully cooked, add water, taco seasoning, and can of rotel. bring to a boil and then add the rice. stir the rice in until mixed, cover, and remove from heat. after all the water has been absorbed (abt 5 min.), give the chicken and rice mixture a stir and top with cheese. put cover on again until cheese has melted.
  • 2 *house seasoning* - equal parts (can use less pepper) - kosher salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, dried parsley flakes.

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