Tex-Mex Chicken & Rice
Easy busy weekend or weeknight recipe! so full of flavor! A must make recipe!
This fills you up without that heavy feeling! Reminds me of a deconstructed burrito!
Full recipe in video below!
½ onion chopped
1 box chicken flavored rice and vermicelli mix
14 ounces chicken broth - 1 can
2 cups water
3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, tenderloins or ground cooked
2 tomatoes chopped and seeded
4 ounces mild diced green chilis 1 can, drained
1 package taco seasoning
½ cup light shredded cheese
In a saucepan cook onion in hot oil over medium heat until tender.
Stir in rice and vermicelli mix (including seasoning package); cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Stir in broth and water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes (liquid will not be fully absorbed).
Transfer the rice mixture to a large bowl. Stir in chicken, tomato, chiles, chili powder, basil, cumin and pepper.
Transfer to a 8 x 8 inch casserole dish.
Bake, covered, at 425 degree oven for 25 minutes.
Uncover and sprinkle with cheese.
Let stand about 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
Recipe inspiration from sixsistersstuff.com