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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.1
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.6 mg
  • Sodium: 909.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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Missy's Chicken & Rice Mexican-Style Casserole

Submitted by: YATMAMA


Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast or tenders
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 toe garlic
    1 box Rice-a-Roni chicken flavor (dry mix only, not as prepared)
    1 14 oz can chicken broth
    2 cups water
    1 cup diced and seeded fresh tomato
    1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
    1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
    4 tablespoons canned chopped chile peppers
    1 teaspoon dried basil
    1.5 teaspoons chili powder
    1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
    dash of cayenne
    1/8 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
    1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese



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Directions

Preheat oven at 400 degrees.

Heat cast iron skillet with olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and red and green peppers and cook until tender. Add Rice-a-Roni mix with seasoning packet and stir for a couple minutes, until vermicelli is golden brown. Add chicken broth and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Mixture will remain moist.

Place rice mixture, chicken, tomatoes, chile peppers, and seasonings in a large mixing bowl and blend well.

Pour the entire mixture into a two quart, lidded casserole dish. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese atop the casserole.

Yields six equal sized servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YATMAMA.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    So good! We really enjoyed this, and I will make it again, and often! - 11/15/09

    Reply from YATMAMA (11/15/09)
    I'm so glad you liked. It's one of our favorites, too!


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  • My husband and I really love this dish! Thanks for sharing :) - 4/19/11

    Reply from YATMAMA (4/19/11)
    I'm so glad you liked it!


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  • I thought this was tasty :-) Chicken needed to cook longer than 30 min. I would probably sautee a little next time. - 1/18/10

    Reply from YATMAMA (1/19/10)
    I'm glad you enjoyed it!


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  • This sounds good. I am saving it and will definitely try it out. Thanks for sharing. - 12/19/09

    Reply from YATMAMA (12/19/09)
    I hope you enjoy it!!


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