Salsa Chicken Rice Skillet
INGREDIENTSFor the Chicken:
- 3 large boneless skinless organic chicken breasts
- 2 tbsp Great Value Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided
- 1/2 tsp Great Value Organic Garlic Powder
- 1/2 tsp Great Value Organic Chili Powder
- 1/4 tsp Great Value Organic Cumin
- Salt and Pepper to taste
For the Salsa Rice:
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 1/2 cups Great Value Organic Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend
- 1 tsp Great Value Organic Garlic Salt
- 1 tsp Great Value Organic Cumin
- 1 organic lime juice of
- 1 3/4 cup Great Value Organic low sodium Chicken Broth
- 1 cup Great Value Organic Mild Salsa plus extra for serving
- 1 (15oz) can Great Value Organic Pinto Beans drained
- 1 1/2 cups Colby Jack Cheese shredded
- 1 organic avocado sliced
- 2 tbsp organic green onions diced
- Season both sides of the chicken breasts with garlic powder chili powder cumin salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add 1 tbsp of the Great Value Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Sear the chicken for 3 minutes per side until golden brown (the chicken wont be cooked through at this point). Remove from the skillet and set aside.
- To the skillet add 1 tbsp butter and the remaining tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Add in the Long Grain and Wild Rice blend and stir toasting the rice slightly. Add in the garlic salt lime juice chicken broth salsa and drained pinto beans. Bring the mixture to a boil then nestle the chicken breasts back on top of the rice mixture. Reduce heat to a simmer then cover and let cook for 15 minutes or until the rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
- Remove the lid and cover the chicken breasts with the shredded cheese. Place the lid back on and let the cheese melt. Top with the sliced avocado extra salsa and diced green onions. Enjoy!
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