Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

Quick and easy chicken and rice with a Mexican flair. A Southern Living recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour and seasoned salt in a large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and shake to coat chicken.
  2. Brown chicken in hot oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add tomatoes and next five ingredients; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.
Most Helpful

5 5

Yummy. I made this with leftover chicken and a home blended Mexican spice mix. So easy to make and it delivers marvelous flavor. I think I'm keeping this recipe :D. Made for PAC, Fall 2012.

5 5

Oh so good! Mild Rotel tomatoes give it just a little heat. No ripe olives in the pantry, but sliced green onions made a great garnish, and I added a few diced red and green bell peppers with the onion. Highly recommended recipe! Thank you.

5 5

I made just a few changes like adding corn and changing the water to chicken stock because I had a box in the fridge that needed to be used. My husband LOVED it! Thanks!