Fiesta Chicken and Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 100.8
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.6 mg
  • Sodium: 25.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Slight adaptation of recipe from "501 Heart Healthy Recipes". Slight adaptation of recipe from "501 Heart Healthy Recipes".
Number of Servings: 6


    1 - 14.5 oz can no-salt-added tomatoes, undrained
    1 4.5 oz can chopped green chilies, undrained
    Cooking spray
    1 Tbls extra light olive oil
    1 cup uncooked long grain rice
    3/4 cup chopped onion
    1 cloves garlic, minced
    2 lbs boneless,skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
    1 tsp whole cumin seeds
    1 tsp chili powder


Makes 6 servings (~1.5 cup each)

1. Drain tomatoes and chilies, reserving liquid. Add enough water to equal 1 cup of liquid.
2. Coat a large, nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium heat until hot. Add rice, onions, and garlic. Saute ~3' or until rice turns golden brown.
3. Stir in drained tomatoes and chilies, reserved liquid, chicken, and spices. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, simmer ~20' or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOB8/2009.

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