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Southwest Chicken and Rice Recipe
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Southwest Chicken and Rice Recipe

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“With brown rice, whole grains, tomatoes and corn, this super-fast meal is such a tasty way to get your family to eat more fiber…they won't even realize it's good for them!” Penny Hawkins - Mebane, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8-1/2 ounces each) ready-to-serve Santa Fe whole grain rice medley
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) ready-to-use Southwestern chicken strips, cut into chunks
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 340 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 1,292 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Directions

  1. Heat rice according to package directions. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine chicken and tomatoes; stir in rice. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; cook 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Southwest Chicken and Rice in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p37

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 340 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 1,292 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Southwest Chicken and Rice(5)

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2013

This is a nice, quick recipe and it was ok to try once but I won't be making it again. It has too much of a processed taste. I think it would be very good if it was made from scratch and baked in the oven.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2012

I have not tried this recipe, but I fail to see how it can be considered "healthy" when it contains over 1200mg sodium/serving & uses boxed rice & pre-cooked chicken, so has numerous unhealthy preservatives in it.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2012

SOUTHWESTERN OR SANTA FE RICE SEEMS TO BE MADE LIKE THISOR MAKE YOUR OWN:

[1 CUP--BROWN RICE?1-RED BELL PEPPER CUT IN STRIPS?1-CAN GREEN CHILLIES[OPTIONAL]?1CAN SLICED BLACK OLIVER?1 CAN BLACK BEANS DRAINED AND WASHED?CORN DRAINED [YELLOW]?ADD WATER 2 CUPS? CHECK BOX OF RICE YOU USE

GERRILKY

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

I would love a recipe for making my own Santa Fe whole grain rice medley. Anybody?

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2011

Delicious and so quick/easy. I am continually finding great recipes on this sight. Thanx

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