Spanish Rice with Chicken Recipe
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Spanish Rice with Chicken Recipe

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“This recipe is very easily adapted to individual tastes, and extra vegetables can be added,” writes Wendy Nuis of Stokes Bay, Ontario.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 396 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 26g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, saute the mushrooms, celery, onion and green pepper in oil for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spanish Rice with Chicken in Cooking for 2 Summer 2009, p41

Sweet White Wine

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

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homecookcharity User ID: 7810209 228077
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"Very versatile recipe. I would add alot more heat however, as it was quite bland."

patriotsgrl User ID: 1783910 159069
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"this was delicious, fast and easy to make I will defintely make this again"

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