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salsa chicken with cheesy rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Parent
Oxford, MA

I first tried this recipe on a summer evening. Something about summer and salsa just seems to go together. And, of course, cheese goes with salsa. It was an immediate hit with the family. I mean, really, who can resist rice with a cup and half of cheese melted in it?

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For salsa chicken with cheesy rice

  • 1 lb
    boneless chicken breast, cut into small cubes or strips
  • goya adobo
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c
    taco sauce
  • 1/2 can
    salsa, chunky
  • hot sauce (i like the green hot sauce)
  • 4 c
    cooked white rice
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded mexican blend cheese

How To Make salsa chicken with cheesy rice

  • 1
    Cook rice according to package directions. Mix in 1 1/2 cups of shredded mexican blend cheese while hot.
  • 2
    In a non-stick skillet, put in the cut up chicken and sprinkle generously with Goya Adobo seasoning. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3
    On med-high heat, cook the chicken for approximately 5 minutes until it just starts to brown (no more than a slight golden color).
  • 4
    Add in taco sauce and salsa. Turn down to med-low heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes to make sure chicken is cooked through.
  • 5
    Add hot sauce to taste.
  • 6
    Server over rice.
  • 7
    As an added extra you can mix in a dollop of sour cream and serve with tortilla chips and some extra salsa.

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