Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner

Makes: 4 servings at $3.81 each. Prep Time: 15 minutes. Bake: at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes. Cook: 20 minutes.

Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 15 mins to 18 mins Cook 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can stewed tomatoes*
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 9 ounce packages refrigerated breaded precooked chicken tenderloins* OR: 1 package (14 ounces) breaded precooked chicken cutlets (4 cutlets)
  • 1 cup shredded pepper-Jack cheese (about 4 ounces)*
  • 1 large corn biscuits OR: any large refrigerated biscuits*
  • 1 11 ounce can Mexicali corn*
  • 1 7 ounce box instant white rice*
  • 1 12 ounce bag washed salad greens mix*
  • 6 ounces grape tomatoes, halved (half of 12-ounce container)*
  • 1/3 cup bottled ranch dressing*

Make It

1. Combine stewed tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and cayenne pepper in small saucepan. Simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

3. Place chicken tenders in single layer in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish, or cutlets in 9-inch square baking dish. Spoon about 1/2 cup stewed tomato sauce over chicken. Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top.

4. Bake biscuits in 350 degree F oven following the package directions, for 15 to 18 minutes. Place the baking dish with the chicken in the oven alongside biscuits and bake for 15 minutes or until completely heated through and the cheese is melted.

5. Meanwhile, heat corn in small saucepan over low heat. Prepare rice following package directions.

6. Toss salad and tomatoes with ranch dressing.

7. To serve, spoon the remaining stewed tomato sauce over the rice. Serve the rice with the chicken, biscuits, corn and salad.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 948, Fat, total (g): 40, chol. (mg): 72, sat. fat (g): 13, carb. (g): 108, fiber (g): 8, pro. (g): 38, sodium (mg): 2246, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.