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Easy Spicy Chicken and Rice Recipe

Easy Spicy Chicken and Rice

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Original recipe makes 3 to 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl combine the tomatoes/chiles, soup, rice, salt and pepper. Mix well. If necessary, add a little water.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour sauce mixture over chicken. Cover and bake for about 45 minutes, until rice is tender.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 14, 2004

I played with this recipe a little and it was just perfect! I also used a can of ready cut tomatoes and a can of ortega diced green chilis instead of jalapenos it was mild with perfect flavor. Also, the next time I make it I will use minute rice instead of regular rice as it took forever for the rice to cook. I then added about a 3/4 cup of enchilada sauce to give it a little extra kick and mixed in a blend of shredded cheeses and topped it off with more cheese on top. It really was incredibly easy, fast and fantastic my family really loved it even the picky eaters. This will be a regular on the menu at our home. Thanks for the wonderful, fast and easy recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 05, 2011

Followed this recipe mostly by the book and was pretty happy with the results. My only complaint was that it was kind of bland - even with the chili's. Some Cajun seasoning or Cayanne pepper may help spice it up in the future.

Jul 06, 2004

This is called "Easy" for a reason, and I'm sure the original, easy recipe tastes fine. The Rotel gives a great twist on an old stand-by dish. As reviewers suggested, I chose to add 1/2 c. sour cream, Italian seasoning, (heavy) garlic, dried onion, and 1/2 c. rice. For my own taste, also celery salt, seasoning salt, 3 stalks celery, mushrooms, 1/4 c. chicken broth, and a bunch of broccoli (to make a full meal from the dish). The Rotel was a great idea, and will be in all of my chicken/rice dishes from now on! Thanks!

Jul 11, 2007

I really enjoyed this! I added an extra 1/2 cup of instant rice, 1/4 chicken broth, and by accident i added a small can of green chilis! I dont think it is too spicy, but then again, I do like spicy food! :O) I cooked for an hour and it didnt come out mushy at all. After I took it out of the oven, I sprinkled some cheddar and monterrey jack cheese on top and recovered it with the foil so the cheese could melt. I also had a fresh jalepeno from the garden I added, gave it an extra kick! This is a definite favorite on my list. Will make again! Good job! :O)

Jul 13, 2004

Very easy and quite tasty. I used 98% fat-free soup and brown rice, which added 7-8 minutes to the cooking time.

May 16, 2005

Great EASY recipe! I did add 1/2 cup of fat-free sour cream and topped with shredded monteray jack cheese for the last five minutes of baking. I used Basmati rice and it was done to perfection after one hour of baking. I will definitely make this again.

Apr 26, 2004

This is a great recipe, but I found if you add 1/2 c of sour cream with the soup and 1 c of grated monterey jack cheese or montery jack pepper cheese on top you get alot more flavor.

Dec 22, 2004

I really didn't think this was going to be a 5 ***** recipe, but alas my husband and I were both surprised. I didn't even have tomatos with chilis, just plain tomatos. I added a can of green beans and a small can of mushrooms. An extra 1/2 cup of rice and one cup water, and a little onion soup mix (about 1/3 of a pack). It was soo good and easy. Great recipe!! Thanks!


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  • Calories
  • 539 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 40.7 g
  • 81%
  • Sodium
  • 1480 mg
  • 59%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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