Southwestern Chicken and Rice Skillet Recipe

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Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 8 oz. boneless skinless chicken breasts,
  • Slice each breast evenly lengthwise to make 4 cutlets
  • 2 TBSP olive oil, divided
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 1/2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 TBSP salsa
  • 3 TBSP chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 15 oz. can chopped tomatoes

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together salt, cumin, coriander, pepper and red pepper flakes
  2. Using 1 TBSP olive oil, rub each chicken cutlet with oil on both sides and sprinkle with 1/2 of the spice mixture
  3. Set remaining spice mixture aside
  4. Heat remaining oil in a large non stick skillet over medium high heat
  5. Cook chicken until golden brown and meat is no longer pink inside
  6. About 4 minutes per side
  7. Remove from the heat and allow to stand for a few minutes
  8. Slice cooked chicken into thin strips and set aside
  9. Add poblano, jalapeño and onion to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, over medium high heat, until vegetables are tender, about 4 minutes
  10. Add corn, garlic and remaining spice mixture; Blend well and cook for 1-2 minutes
  11. Stir in chicken, brown rice, beans, salsa, cilantro, chopped tomatoes and lime juice
  12. Stir gently and cook until heated through, about 1-3 minutes
  13. Serve immediately

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 454g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 1108  
Calories from Fat 124 11%
Total Fat 14.38g 18%
Saturated Fat 2.54g 10%
Trans Fat 0.02g  
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 765mg 32%
Potassium 2157mg 62%
Total Carbs 194.89g 52%
Dietary Fiber 21.5g 72%
Sugars 6.05g 4%
Protein 51.63g 83%
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