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Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet and Ranchero Salad

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 6 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare skillet recipe - 15 minutes
  • Prepare salad during stand time and serve - 10 minutes 

Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet and Ranchero Salad

Mexican Chicken Rice Skillet

Ingredients
cooking spray
1 tablespoon roasted garlic
2 cups frozen pepper stir-fry (bell peppers and onions)
1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans (drained)
1 (11-ounce) can whole kernel corn (drained)
1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes with green chiles (undrained)
1 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons seafood seasoning blend
1 (10-ounce) package cooked chicken strips
2 cups instant rice
1 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Steps
1. Preheat large saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and coat with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook 1 minute or until warmed and fragrant.
2. Stir in pepper stir-fry; cover and cook 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thawed.
3. Stir in beans, corn, tomatoes, chicken broth, chili powder, and seafood seasoning. Cover and increase heat to high; bring to a boil.
4. Meanwhile, cut chicken into bite-size pieces; set aside.
5. Stir rice into boiling mixture; cover and cook 1 minute. Stir in chicken; remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5–7 minutes to warm chicken. Stir in cheese and serve.

 

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 380kcal; FAT 8g; CHOL 45mg;
SODIUM 1380 mg; CARB 50g; FIBER 6g; PROTEIN 22g;
VIT A 20%; VIT C 20%; CALC 20%; IRON 20%

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Ranchero Salad

Ingredients
6 cups shredded lettuce
1 medium tomato (rinsed)
2 tablespoons sliced black olives
2 tablespoons sliced jalapeño peppers (optional)
1/4 cup ranch salad dressing

Steps
1. Place lettuce in salad bowl. Dice tomato finely; add to salad.
2. Add remaining ingredients; toss and serve.

 

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 60kcal; FAT 5g; CHOL 5mg;
SODIUM 120 mg; CARB 4g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 1g;
VIT A 8%; VIT C 10%; CALC 0%; IRON 2%

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Shopping List

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ADD ALL 21 ITEMS TO LIST

Dairy
Add to your grocery list 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 cup chicken broth
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp chili powder
Add to your grocery list cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 2 cups instant rice
Add to your grocery list 1 (16-oz) can pinto beans
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp seafood seasoning blend
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp sliced black olives
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp sliced jalapeņo peppers (optional)
Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) can tomatoes with green chilies
Add to your grocery list 1 (11-oz) can whole kernel corn

Frozen
Add to your grocery list 2 cups pepper stir-fry (contains green, red and yellow peppers and onions)

Meat
Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) package cooked chicken strips

Produce
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp roasted garlic
Add to your grocery list 6 cups shredded lettuce
Add to your grocery list 1 medium tomato

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list fresh-baked cinnamon rolls
Add to your grocery list flour tortillas (if making wrap)
Add to your grocery list salsa
Add to your grocery list tortilla chips

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large saucepan with lid
  • salad bowl, tongs
  • cooking spoon
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

This recipe makes a great tortilla wrap. Use large tortillas (warmed slightly in the microwave), fill with chicken rice mixture, add a little salad, then wrap and go!
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