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    Tex Mex Chicken N Rice

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    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    sassafrasnanc's Note:

    Chicken and rice in a zippy sauce. A complete meal ready in no time. We love this with guacamole, sour cream and fresh tortillas! A bed of shredded lettuce adds to the complete meal.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt, pepper and cumin and set aside.
    2. 2
      In large skillet, saute onion, garlic and jalapeno in olive until tender.
    3. 3
      Add broth, lime juice and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Stir in rice.
    5. 5
      Place chicken over rice mixture.
    6. 6
      Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn chicken and cook 5-10 minutes longer until chicken juices run clear.
    7. 7
      Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese.
    8. 8
      Cover and let stand until cheese melts (approx. 5 minutes).
    9. 9
      Garnish with chopped cilantro and lime wedges.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 16, 2013

      45

      I prepared a full recipe but with half the chicken for the two of us. The chicken breasts were quite large, so there was still enough meat for 4 people, but enough of the rice part for more like three. It was a good dish. I added extra garlic, but I think you could probably add some more spices and/or chiles to it as well.

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    • on February 24, 2013

      55

      Easy to make. Tastes great! I too wasn't sure re: the cooking of the chicken, but it was tender and cooked thoroughly! Peeps are going to love this!

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    • on August 02, 2008

      55

      This recipe sounded good, but I wasn't real sure how it would turn out. No worries...this dish is wonderful! I scaled this recipe in half and followed the directions exactly (with the exception of using a 4 cheese Mexican blend instead of the cheddar cheese). It was very easy to throw together and had just the right amount of heat. Made for July, 2008 Bevy Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tex Mex Chicken N Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (389 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 457.3
     
    Calories from Fat 114
    25%
    Total Fat 12.7 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 90.6 mg
    30%
    Sodium 1025.8 mg
    42%
    Total Carbohydrate 45.2 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    9%
    Protein 38.3 g
    76%

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