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Chicken Taco Rice Skillet

Chicken Taco Rice Skillet

An easy one-pan dish with yummy Mexican flavors. The rice, chicken, and veggies bring all come together in one ultra cheesy meal that will be on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 448kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 2 large chicken breasts pounded to ½ inch thickness and chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1-2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup black beans
  • ½ cup yellow corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • ½ red pepper diced
  • ½ green pepper diced
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican style cheese (cheddar, colby jack, monterey jack, etc)


  • Drizzle a large pan or non stick skillet with olive oil (or spray heavily with cooking spray). Add chicken and sauté over medium heat 6-8 minutes until cooked through.
  • Add diced onion and taco seasoning and sauté until tender. Add rice, beans, corn, salsa, and pepper and cook 2-3 minutes until heated through.
  • To finish, add cheese and stir until melty. If desired top with avocados, cilantro, sour cream, and other toppings. Serve immediately.


Optional toppings: 1 avocado (diced) or guacamole, cilantro, sour cream, diced tomatoes, jalapeños


Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 888mg | Potassium: 935mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1171IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 3mg