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Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet and Ranchero Salad

Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet and Ranchero Salad
Servings:
6
Total Time:
25 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare skillet recipe (15 minutes)
  • Prepare salad during stand time and serve (10 minutes)

Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 tablespoon roasted garlic
2 cups frozen pepper & onion blend
1 (16-oz) can pinto beans (drained)
1 (11-oz) can whole kernel corn (drained)
1 (10-oz) can tomatoes with green chiles (undrained)
1 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons seafood seasoning blend
1 (9-oz) package cooked chicken strips
2 cups instant rice
1 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Steps

  1. Preheat large saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and coat with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook 1 minute or until warmed and fragrant.
  2. Stir in peppers and onions, then cover; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thawed.
  3. Stir in beans, corn, tomatoes, broth, chili powder, and seafood seasoning. Cover and increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Meanwhile, cut chicken into bite-size pieces.
  4. Stir rice into boiling mixture and cover; cook 1 minute. Stir in chicken; remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5–7 minutes to warm chicken. Stir in cheese and serve.

Ranchero Salad

Ingredients

6 cups shredded lettuce
1 medium tomato
2 tablespoons sliced black olives
2 tablespoons sliced jalapeño peppers (optional)
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing

Steps

  1. Place lettuce in salad bowl. Dice tomato finely; add to salad.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; toss and serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with sour cream, tortilla chips and salsa and fresh-baked cinnamon rolls.
  • Shortcuts and Tips
  • This recipe makes a great tortilla wrap. Use large tortillas (warmed slightly in the microwave), fill with chicken rice mixture, add a little salad, then wrap and go!

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CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 340kcal; FAT 8.00g; SAT FAT 4.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 45mg; SODIUM 1150mg; CARB 46g; FIBER 5.00g; SUGARS 5g; PROTEIN 19g; CALC 15%; VIT A 20%; VIT C 40%; IRON 20%

Ranchero Salad

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 60kcal; FAT 5.00g; SAT FAT 1.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 115mg; CARB 3g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 1g; CALC 0%; VIT A 6%; VIT C 8%; IRON 0%

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