Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe
Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe (Simple and Delicious)
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2 tablespoons butter
1-3/4 cups salsa
1 envelope (5.4 ounces) Mexican-style rice and pasta mix
1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
1 medium tomato, chopped
In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter. Stir in the salsa, rice mix, olives and lime juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until rice is tender.
Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with sour cream, avocado and tomato. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving equals 617 calories, 32 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 1,478 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 33 g protein.