Salsa Chicken and rice


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 288.4
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,078.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 41.9 g

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Submitted by: GMNEWBERRY
Salsa Chicken and rice


Great twist to regular chicken and rice! the whole family loved it! Great twist to regular chicken and rice! the whole family loved it!
Number of Servings: 8


    * 1 1/3 cups uncooked brown rice
    * 2 2/3 cups water
    * 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    * 1 1/2 cups shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese
    * 1/1/2 cups shredded 2% Cheddar cheese
    * 1 (10.75 ounce) can lowfat condensed cream of chicken soup
    * 1 (10.75 ounce) can lowfat condensed cream of mushroom soup
    * 1 onion, chopped
    * 1 1/2 cups mild salsa


1. Place rice and water in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, place chicken breast halves into a large saucepan, and fill the pan with water. Bring to a boil, and cook for 20 minutes, or until done. Remove chicken from water. When cool enough to handle, cut meat into bite-size pieces.
3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
4. In a medium bowl, combine Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses. In a separate bowl, mix together cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, onion, and salsa. Layer 1/2 of the rice, 1/2 of the chicken, 1/2 of the soup and salsa mixture, and 1/2 of the cheese mixture in prepared dish. Repeat layers, ending with cheese.
5. Bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes, or until bubbly.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GMNEWBERRY.


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  • Incredible!
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    This was great with plenty of left overs (there were only 2 ofus eating). My husband loved it. He ate 3 servings of it. - 2/23/10

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  • This looks great! Hope to make it soon...I love salsa! And chicken! And brown rice... - 2/13/09

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