Healthy One-Pan Mexican Chicken and Rice
Servings Prep Time
4people 10-15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10-15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large stove top pan, over medium high heat, add olive oil, a generous pinch of salt and a pinch chili powder. Stir. Add chicken breasts and brown for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Into the same pan, which will have lots of flavor from the chicken, add onion and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. If the pan becomes dry, add a dash more olive oil. If the onions and garlic begin to blacken, lower the heat.
  3. Add in rice, spices, salt, beans, corn, red pepper and chicken broth. Stir until well combined and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Return the chicken to the pan, tucking them gently into the rice mixture. Let simmer for 20 minutes (giving the mixture a gentle stir midway to ensure the rice cooks evenly) or until the chicken and rice are fully cooked.
  5. Top with grated cheddar cheese and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and lime crema.
Recipe Notes

Make sure your skillet is large enough to accommodate all the good stuff we’re about to throw in. A 12 inch pan should do it. 

Serve with lime wedges and extra cilantro. This lime crema is also a super delicious topper if you have an extra 5 minutes to spare.

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