Salsafied Chicken and Rice


A delicious combination of chicken, salsa, and rice to spice up any night at your dinner table.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cubed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth

  • 1 (8 ounce) jar salsa

  • 2 cups instant rice

  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook and stir chicken in hot oil until cooked through and juices run clear, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Add broth and salsa and bring to a boil; turn off the heat and stir in instant rice. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the mixture.

  3. Cover the skillet and let it sit until rice is tender, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

586 Calories
24g Fat
44g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 586
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 1347mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 448mg 34%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 526mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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