Santa Fe Chicken and Rice

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

A quick, inexpensive tasty meal - perfect for after a work day. It's even faster if you have leftover cooked chicken and rice to use. Another recipe from my mother-in-law.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray skillet with cooking spray and heat.
  2. Add chicken, cook on medium heat until no longer pink.
  3. Stir in salsa, corn, beans, and rice.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Heat until cheese is melted.


Most Helpful

Such a simple dish, but very tasty. I like my food very spicy, so I use hot salsa (Pace picante sauce). The whole family loves this dish and it is so easy to put together. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

ratgirl13 January 20, 2011

We have a busy family and this was a busy night for us with church activities. This recipe was quick to prepare and that's a big plus, but what set it apart was that my whole family, all 7 of us, LOVED THIS! I preferred my serving without rice (lower carbs) and I think I'll use less rice next time, but there will definitely be a next time. I had to double the recipe for my family. I didn't have monterey pepper jack cheese, so I used a taco/mexican blend that we had instead.

rhondalynne February 17, 2010

For the ease and the ingredients, this should be a five-star. I was swayed because I think it needs a little something else...maybe some chilies. I did add fat free sour cream to the top and ate it with chips for a variety of texture. Overall, easy to make, but my husband wasn't as crazy about it as I was.

HollieHobbie January 07, 2008

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