Salsa Chicken and rice

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


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!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    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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