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Chicken Fajita With Spanish Rice

Total Time - 20 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Begin rice through step 2: 5 minutes
  • Prepare fajitas, complete rice, serve: 15 minutes

  • Chicken Fajita With Spanish Rice

    Chicken Fajita

    2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
    1/4 cup Caesar dressing
    1 1/2 tablespoons southwest marinade (1/2 package)
    one 10-ounce package refrigerated cooked chicken strips
    8 ounces (1/2 bag) frozen pepper stir-fry
    4 flour tortillas
    paper towel

    1. Chop cilantro. (Prepare any toppings for fajitas and set aside.)
    2. In mixing bowl, combine dressing and marinade seasoning (use 1/2 package). Mix well. Add cilantro, chicken and vegetables.
    3. Preheat sauté pan on medium-high for 1-2 minutes.
    4. Add chicken mixture to hot pan. (Mixture will sizzle.) Sauté for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    5. When 2 minutes of cook time remain, place tortillas on paper towel and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds, to make warm and pliable.
    6. To serve: add chicken mixture to center of each tortilla. Add desired fajita toppings. Fold bottom edge up, then fold one side toward middle and, using a rolling motion, continue until fully enclosed. Repeat for all fajitas.
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    Spanish Rice

    one 6-ounce box Mexican fiesta rice
    1 cup salsa
    1 cup water

    1. Place rice (including seasoning packet), water and salsa in 2-quart saucepan; cover and bring to boil on high.
    2. When boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes covered, stirring occasionally.
    3. Remove from heat and allow to stand for 5 minutes or until desired consistency. Stir before serving.
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    Nutritional Information

    Calories (kcal) 466; Total Fat (g) 13.2; Saturated Fat (g) 1.6; Cholesterol (mg) 50; Carbohydrate (g) 63.5; Dietary Fiber (g) 2.5; Protein (g) 28.1; Sodium (mg) 2157; Potassium (mg) 49; Calcium (mg) 124; Iron (mg) 3.9

    Daily Values: Vitamin A 17% ;Vitamin C 36%; Calcium 12%; Iron 21%
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    Add to your grocery list 4 flour tortillas

    Dry Grocery
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup Caesar dressing
    Add to your grocery list 1 (6-oz) box Mexican fiesta rice
    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 tbsp (1/2 package) Southwest marinade
    Add to your grocery list paper towel
    Add to your grocery list 1 cup salsa

    Add to your grocery list 8 oz (1/2 bag)  pepper stir-fry

    Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) package precooked sliced chicken breast

    Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp fresh cilantro

    Suggested Items
    Add to your grocery list sour cream
    Add to your grocery list shredded lettuce
    Add to your grocery list tomatoes

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    Utensils & Cookware

    • 10- to 12-inch sauté pan
    • knife and cutting board
    • microwave-safe dish
    • cooking spoons
    • measuring utensils
    • 2-quart saucepan with lid
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    Aprons Advice

    Set all ingredients on table and allow each person to personalize their fajita with the toppings.
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