Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


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


Most Helpful

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.

Maito November 15, 2013

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!

downtowndawn February 24, 2013

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.

Crafty Lady 13 August 02, 2008

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