Salsafied Chicken & Rice

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Hannah Bishop
from Memphis, TN

I have been making this for years now.. It's super easy and tastes great! The salsa adds a lot of flavor, making it taste a lot like mexican rice.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 can
    chicken broth (14.5 oz)
  • 8 oz
    salsa, chunky
  • 2 c
    instant rice
  • 8 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded
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How To Make

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook and stir chicken in hot oil until cooked through and juices run clear, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the broth and salsa and bring to a boil
  • 3
    Turn off the heat and stir in the instant rice. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the mixture. Cover the skillet and let sit until the rice is tender, about 5 minutes.
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