Shortcut Chicken Picadillo

Shortcut Chicken Picadillo Recipe

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NIKKI SMITH

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@adorefood

In Cuba where my boyfriend is from, they serve picadillo with black bean and ground beef. I decide to change it up a little and use chicken for a healthier version.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
quick-cooking brown rice
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 lb
ground chicken
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 small
red bell pepper seeded and chopped
2
garlic cloves,minced
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 oz
16 oz salsa

How to Make Shortcut Chicken Picadillo

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare the rice with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt according to package directions, omitting any fat.
  • 2Meanwhile, spray a large nonstick skillet with canola nonstick spray and set over med-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring frequently to break it up, until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • 3Add the onion , bell pepper, garlic, and cumin, cook stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in the salsa and then the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook until heated through and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve the picadillo over rice.

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About Shortcut Chicken Picadillo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy