Easy Taco Chicken and Rice Skillet

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This is easy to put together and big on flavor, adding in more corn won't hurt or add in some canned drained beans, if using skin-on chicken then cooking time must be increased before adding in the rice, for some heat add in a minced jalapeno pepper and/or crushed chili flakes

Top Review by griffiths_melissa

Delicious! My husband was skeptical, but he really enjoyed it as well! Like others, I cut my chicken into bite size pieces. Plus, I substituted a can of green chiles for the pepper. I used a package of taco seasoning from Aldi Food Market. I will definitely be making this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saute pan (large enough to hold the chicken and rice), saute the chicken breasts in oil, about 3 minutes on each side to brown.
  2. Add in chicken broth, minced garlic (if using), tomato sauce and dry taco seasoning mix. Bring to a boil, and simmer covered for 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add in the drained corn and bell pepper; bring to a full boil.
  4. Stir in rice, cover and remove from heat.
  5. Let stand 5 minutes, or until the rice is tender.
  6. Fluff with a fork.
  7. Sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese (if using), serve.

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