Zesty Chicken Skillet

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 173.6
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.6 mg
  • Sodium: 269.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 12.5 g

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Add a few things that are in your fridge and pantry to get a tasty brown rice dish. Add a few things that are in your fridge and pantry to get a tasty brown rice dish.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 Tbsp Canola Oil3 Skinless boneless chicken breast halves cut into strips Apprx 4 oz. each2 Green Bell Peppers (chopped)2 Medium brown onions (chopped)2 Cups Water1 1/2 Cups Salsa, Thick'n Chunky2 Cups Minute Brown Rice (uncooked)


Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cover. Cook about 6 minutes on each side to ensure doneness.
Add Green Peppers and Onions, sautee until peppers and onion are tender.
Remove Chicken, onions and peppers from skillet. Set aside.
Add Water and Salsa to skillet, mix well. Bring to boil.
Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low, cover, simmer for approx. 10 minutes until most of the liquid is absorbed. Add the chicken mixture and stir.

This makes about 8 one cup servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THOMS1.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I love this zesty chicken skillet recipe.......Yummy! - 10/30/18

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    I love this Zesty Chicken Skillet Recipe! Absolutely delicious! - 10/19/18

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    I really enjoyed this dish! The Salsa adds a nice kick. I can heat it up to hot if I want. - 8/26/08

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    I enjoyed this meal , kinda risotto-like - easy and tasty, with a lot of room to add all sorts of other veges such as courgettes/zuchinis, mushrooms, chilis, olives... - 8/19/08

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    Made it and loved it! We put some of it on whole wheat tortillas which was really good also! - 8/16/08