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Spicy Chili-Chicken Rice Recipe
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Spicy Chili-Chicken Rice

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"Brown rice with chopped chicken, corn with chiles, and lots of spice is baked with shredded cheese and served over shredded lettuce with chopped avocado and crunchy jicama strips."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 10 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add onion and serrano pepper. Cook and stir for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Combine the cooked onion and serrano, the rice, chicken, canned corn, canned tomato sauce, chili powder and cayenne pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Transfer to a greased 2-quart casserole. Bake, covered, for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  4. Serve rice mixture over lettuce with bell pepper, avocado, jicama and lime wedges.
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Footnotes

  • * For more flavor, try cooking your rice in chicken broth instead of water.
  • ** To add more heat to this dish, use 1 to 2 teaspoons ground chipotle chile pepper or ground ancho chile pepper in place of the chili powder.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.4 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 7.7 g
  • 31%
  • Protein
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Sodium
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

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

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