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These Southwest Chicken and Rice bowls are packed with flavor and perfect for weeknight meals. Filled with tender chicken, brown rice, bell peppers, corn, black beans, and a mixture of spices, this zesty dish is simple to prepare and ready in no time!
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Southwest Chicken and Rice Bowls

These Southwest Chicken and Rice Bowls are packed with tender chicken, brown rice, bell peppers, corn, black beans, and spices!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe, rice recipe
Servings: 4 bowls

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 ounce) bag Success® Whole Grain Brown Rice or about 1¼ cup dry rice of choice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 medium chicken breasts cut into chunks
  • 1 envelope (1.25 ounce) taco seasoning divided
  • ½ green bell pepper diced
  • ½ red bell pepper diced
  • ½ yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 can (15 ounce) black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (10 ounce) ro-tel diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare Success® Whole Grain Brown Rice (or other rice) according to package directions. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil and chicken. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons taco seasoning. Cook chicken about 3-4 minutes, per side, until browned and cooked through. Remove to a separate plate.
  • In the same skillet, add green pepper, red pepper, and yellow pepper. Sauté for about 4-5 minutes, or until tender. Add more olive oil, if needed. Add corn, black beans, ro-tel tomatoes, and cilantro to skillet. Stir to combine.
  • Add prepared rice, chicken, and rest of taco seasoning. Stir to combine and let simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until heated through. Remove from heat.
  • Spoon into bowls and top with more cilantro, if desired. Serve immediately.

Notes

*Rice: alternatively, you can use about 1¼ cups dry rice of choice and cook according to directions.