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Chicken Rice Mexicana

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"Layers of rice, a creamy mixture of chicken and peppers and a Jack cheese topping make up the masterpiece that is Chicken Rice Mexicana! This is a fast and easy way to get the flavor of fajitas from your oven. It is especially good if you grill the chicken meat."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 650 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings (4 to 6 servings)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat; saute onion, green bell pepper and red bell pepper until tender. Remove from heat and stir chicken into skillet, then add soup and milk and mix well.
  3. Spread 1 cup rice in the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish, then layer with chicken mixture, remaining 1 cup rice and top with cheese.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 30 minutes, or until heated through and cheese is melted. Serve with heated flour tortillas, fajita style.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 650 calories; 17.5 g fat; 75.3 g carbohydrates; 32.1 g protein; 68 mg cholesterol; 975 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I liked this recipe, however I made a few alterations that really helped. First, I grilled strips of chicken breasts instead of cubed chicken using my George Foreman (took 5 min!) and then when...

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This recipe was just okay. There was way too much rice in it, which made it taste a little bland. After you cook the rice and the chicken mixture, it's basically finished. You don't need to b...

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I liked this recipe, however I made a few alterations that really helped. First, I grilled strips of chicken breasts instead of cubed chicken using my George Foreman (took 5 min!) and then when...

I changed the recipe a little because I read the reviews that said it need something else. I used 1 1/2 lbs. of chicken and 4 cups of rice. Two cups of rice didn't seem to be enough. I still ...

This was a great recipe!!!!! I did make some major changes. First I used spanish rice from a box. Then I put chilies, cuman and cilantro to the chicken mixture. My husband put sourcream on hi...

I was the original poster of this recipe YEARS ago (before they even registered users) and I see that there is an ingredient that was omitted. It is supposed to have a package of taco seasoning ...

This is FANTASTIC! The only thing we did differently was to use pepperjack cheese instead of just regular jack (we like spice) and used more cheese than it called for. This was absolutely to...

Great, quick dinner! I used a bagged, frozen pepper/onion blend, added some corn, and used Cream of Chicken instead of mushroom. Also threw in a can of diced tomatoes with green chiles. When ...

This was good stuff. I did tweak it a bit though. I sauteed my chicken with the peppers and onions and then sprinkled it all with Taco Seasoning I (from this site). I also used pepper jack chees...

I had some leftover rice and a green pepper I needed to use up, so I picked this recipe. It was very easy to make and it tasted pretty good. I used green onions because my wife doesn't like re...

Tried it but used vegetables I had on hand, peas, carrots and corn. And didn't have white rice, had brown rice. Came out good. Added salsa for extra kick. Will make this again.