Easy Cheesy Salsa Chicken

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by rsarahl

A one skillet meal with great flavor... and it couldn't be easier!

Top Review by rmarr14

Good easy dinner. I spiced it up a little with some chili powder and cumin, and topped it with a little sour cream. Will make again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken breasts into 1-2 inch chunks or slices.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet and add chicken and onion.
  3. Saute over medium high heat until chicken is browned on one side and onion is fragrant but not burnt.
  4. Turn chicken pieces to brown on the other side for 1 minute.
  5. Add raw rice and stir to coat with pan juices.
  6. Immediately add chicken broth, salsa and tomato paste; stir to combine.
  7. Bring mixture up to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  8. Stir mixture.
  9. If rice has absorbed all of the liquid, add up to 1/2 cup more broth and stir.
  10. Top with shredded cheese, cover and cook another 10 minutes.
  11. Turn off the heat and stir the cheese into the rice mixture.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

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