One Pan Southwest Chicken and Rice Recipe - Food Fanatic

One Pan Southwest Chicken and Rice Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Chicken, Cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 small Onion, Finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 4 ounces Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 cup Corn
  • 1 cup Long Grain White Rice, Uncooked
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 cup Salsa
  • 2 1/4 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • Sour Cream
  • Black Olives
  • Fresh Cilantro


  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, swirl olive oil to coat.
  2. Add chicken and onions, cook for 4-6 minutes until chicken is browned and onions are soft.
  3. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  4. Mix in green chilies, corn, rice, chili powder and cumin.
  5. Stir in salsa and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Cook for 15-20 minutes until the rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
  7. Top with cheddar cheese, cover and heat for 2-3 minutes until melted.
  8. Served topped with your favorite toppings; sour cream, black olives, avocado, cilantro etc.
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