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Southwest Chicken and Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Dec. 17, 2022
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


  • 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 chiles, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 340 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1292mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 28g protein.

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