Southwestern Chicken and Rice

Southwestern Chicken and Rice
Southwestern Chicken and Rice
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Southwestern Chicken and Rice takes your favorite classic chicken and rice dish and spices it up with Southwestern flavors. Brown rice, diced chicken, sautéed onion is mixed with salsa and cheese to create a comforting weeknight meal.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 cup brown rice {or rice of your choice}
    • 1/2 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
    • 16 oz. salsa of your choice
    • 1 - 15 oz. can of corn, drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
    • 1 cup of sharp cheddar cheese {or cheese of your choice}
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Freshly chopped cilantro
    • Chopped diced green onion

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 230 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 25.23%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 25 mg 8.33%
    • Sodium: 203 mg 8.46%
    • Calcium: 215 mg 21.48%
    • Potassium: 50 mg 1.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 13 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.77%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.14%
    • Vitamin C 0.85%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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