Chicken, black beans, zesty tomatoes and taco seasoning cooked together with brown rice for an easy burrito skillet topped with cheese.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion and taco seasoning; cook 2 minutes more. Stir in black beans, undrained tomatoes and water; bring to a boil.

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  • Stir in rice. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 7 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese. Sprinkle top with remaining cheese and cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; protein 24.2g; carbohydrates 29.7g; fat 12.5g; cholesterol 55.7mg; sodium 784.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2017
My hubby has issues with elevated blood pressure. The taco seasoning in the packet is mostly salt, and other non-natural ingredients that humans should not consume like monosodium glutamate (MSG which is a flavor enhancer). The cheese has enough sodium to meet the daily allowance. Instead of the seasoning packet, I added chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Instead of Ro-Tel, I diced roma tomatoes and chilies. It was delicious and with all the spices, my husband did not notice that salt was not added. I would definitely make this again. Read More
(23)
49 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 42
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 0
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2017
My hubby has issues with elevated blood pressure. The taco seasoning in the packet is mostly salt, and other non-natural ingredients that humans should not consume like monosodium glutamate (MSG which is a flavor enhancer). The cheese has enough sodium to meet the daily allowance. Instead of the seasoning packet, I added chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Instead of Ro-Tel, I diced roma tomatoes and chilies. It was delicious and with all the spices, my husband did not notice that salt was not added. I would definitely make this again. Read More
(23)
Rating: 5 stars
01/19/2017
Quick easy and so yummy! I flattened two BLSL chicken breasts coated them with the taco seasoning pan fried them in olive oil removed them from the pan chopped them up and covered them to keep them warm and moist. Then I cooked everything else according to recipe directions adding the chopped chicken breast to the pan with the cheese. So good! I will definitely make this again. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
10/15/2016
I boiled my chicken first then shred it for this recipe then used the water needed for the recipe from the boiled chicken water to add a bit more chicken flavor. I avoided the oil and just added everything into the pan and cooked it and didn't have a problem with anything sticking. The Rotel Original was a bit spicy for the family so next will also use mild. My husband doesn't like sour cream so those who wanted it just added it on top. We really enjoyed this recipe and will certainly make again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/04/2016
Very easy recipe and we loved the dish. We will be making it again, maybe with a little more spice for extra kick. This is a great addition to our "what do we do with the leftover chicken" file. Thanks! Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
06/28/2016
this was delicious. I followed the recipe exactly wrapped it up in some tortillas and tin foil and took them camping. we heated them up on the hot coals and everyone loved it! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2017
We had this for dinner last night. Instead of Rotel I used a can of fire roasted green chiles and a can of diced tomatoes. I left out the water and made the rice on the side to mix in because I didn't have any instant rice. Everyone at it! That's amazing with 4 kids. I'm going to try to make it in the crock pot next time. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/07/2020
Unlike all the other reviewers to date I actually made the recipe as presented!... well almost I was out of brown rice so I used regular long grain rice. And OMG did it ever taste good! I knew I had a huge hit as soon as the delicious odor wafted through the kitchen and into the dining room. My wife who doesn't always enjoy chicken breast was taking second and third "tastes" before the rice was even fully cooked! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe I will definitely be making it again and again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2020
One of the best recipes I have found in a long time. It s easy quick and affordable. This recipe is made in 15 minutes. The flavor is great and moist. We put it in a tortilla shell with sour cream salsa and avocado. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/06/2020
Was easy to make and very good. Read More
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