Mexican Chicken and Rice

Mexican Chicken and Rice

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups frozen chopped cooked chicken

  • ½

    cup frozen chopped onion

  • 1

    tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1

    (15-ounce) jar salsa

  • ¾

    cup chicken broth

  • 1

    jalape�o, seeded and sliced

  • ¼

    cup sliced black olives

  • 1

    cup instant rice

  • ¾

    cup shredded Mexican-style cheese

Directions

1.Saut� chicken and onion in vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat until onion is cooked, about 3 minutes. 2.Add salsa, broth, jalape�o and black olives to chicken mixture and mix well. Bring to a boil. 3.Stir in rice. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with Mexican-style cheese. 4.Let stand, covered, until rice is tender, about 5 minutes. Garnish with additional jalape�o slices. Secret Tip If you have a grocer or supermarket that stocks Mexican groceries, look for a type of salsa called "salsa verde." It's a tangy version based on tomatillos and is �delicious substituted for conventional salsa in this recipe


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