Southwest Confetti Chicken & Rice
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Southwest Confetti Chicken & Rice

Busy weeknights call for easy meals. This easy meal fits the bill—it’s quick and full of flavor.

4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Rice

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1 (10-ounce) bag frozen rice, cooked

1/2 cup black beans, rinsed, drained

1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed

Chicken

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts

 

Pico de gallo, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat just until sizzling. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper. Add all remaining rice ingredients; stir until coated and heated through. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in same skillet. Stir in 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper. Add chicken breasts; cook 10-15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF and juices run clear when pierced with fork.

  3. STEP 3

    Slice chicken; place over rice mixture. Top with pico de gallo, as desired.

Nutrition

410Calories
14Fat (mg)
120Cholesterol (mg)
420Sodium (mg)
29Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
39Protein (g)

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  April 14, 2015

Great recipe! I had to do a few substitutions. I didn't have rice used 1/2 box rice mix without the seasoning, then had some frozen corn blend instead of corn and black beans, for everything is in the mixture. Turned out really tasty. Definitely will make again.

— says Carolyn
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  March 25, 2015

Great meal, easy to fix and flavorful.

— says Silverfox616
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