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Easy Mexican Chicken and Rice

This is a super-tasty, Mexican-style dinner that everyone loves. I've served it at informal get-togethers, passing the toppings around for a fun presentation. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-3/4 cups salsa
  • 1 envelope (5.4 ounces) Mexican-style rice and pasta mix
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter. Stir in the salsa, rice mix, olives and lime juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with sour cream, avocado and tomato.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 617 calories, 32g fat (16g saturated fat), 133mg cholesterol, 1478mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 33g protein.

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