- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup salsa
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, optional
- In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add broth and salsa; bring to a boil. stir in rice and garlic powder. Place chicken over rice; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn chicken; cook 10-15 minutes longer or until meat juices run clear. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Yield: 4 servings
Reviews forEasy Santa Fe Chicken
"Really 3.5 stars - Fairly easy. Mild flavor, but could spice it up with different salsa. Kids enjoyed"
"This is easy, not expensive, and delicious. Mine was a little salty the first time I made it and I think it was because the broth was a bit salty, otherwise, perfect!"
"This is my families favorite dinner."
"I have made this many times and everyone in the family likes it. Yummy and good for you! I make with brown rice and have to cook the rice a little before I put in the skillet so it softens up better."
"Had this recipe several times. Makes a great meal for pot luck's at the office. Never had to bring home any leftovers."
"This was just okay. I liked how fast this was put together and probably would have enjoyed the taste but some of the rice was hard still after 25 minutes. If I were to make it again, I might add more broth and cook a little longer so the rice cooks up. The chicken was nice and juicy, though."