Nacho Chicken & Rice Recipe
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Nacho Chicken & Rice Recipe

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Simmer up a low-fat, delicious meal with just a few basic ingredients. Your family is sure to love this colorful medley with tender chicken and a zippy cheese sauce. Linda Foreman of Locust Grove, Oklahoma shares the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cubed
  • 1 each small green, sweet red and orange peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed nacho cheese soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4-1/2 cups hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup rice equals 360 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 553 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the chicken, peppers, soup, salsa and chili powder. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until chicken is tender. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pepper Jack Chicken in Simple & Delicious January/February 2008, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup rice equals 360 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 553 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

This recipe pairs well with a sweet white wine.

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2013

Husband loved it, I wasn't crazy about it but still liked it.

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

Great to have cooking and done when dinnertime is here!

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2011

This recipe is amazing! It made my apartment smell heavenly while it was cooking and tasted just as great. Only suggestion would be to add a little bit of salt. Otherwise great recipe! I added some onions too.

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Reviewed Jun. 12, 2011

I just served this to my family and it is a Hit! Easy to make, serve and enjoy. We will certainly be having it again. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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