Fiesta Chicken

Fiesta Chicken

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cook Time



Fiesta Chicken

Cilantro, red pepper and salsa give this chicken and rice dish a hint of Mexican flavor.

This recipe courtesy of Uncle Ben’s.

Tip: Use whole chicken breast or thighs marinated in soy sauce, orange juice, paprika, and cilantro, and then grilled. Serve with the rice.


  • 3 cups UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Natural™ Whole Grain Instant Brown Rice
  • 6 chicken breast halves
  • 3/4 cup red pepper diced
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 cup corn kernels (frozen or canned)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3/4 cup salsa (mild)
  • 3 cups water
  • Non stick cooking spray


  • 1 Cut chicken breasts into 1/2 inch strips.
  • 2 Spray a 10-inch skillet with a nonstick spray and heat over a medium heat until hot. Add the chicken and red pepper, cook until chicken is browned and fully cooked.
  • 3 Add the onion, cook for 30 seconds. Add the water, rice, chili powder, corn, and salsa simmer for 10 minutes until rice is done.
  • 4 Serve chicken over the rice with chopped cilantro.


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