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A recipe from www.ro-tel.com. Legend has it this recipe was developed by chuck wagon chefs.
"This was a great recipe. I started with your idea. We like things pretty spicy around here, so I added a few drops of Tabasco® Sauce, 2 T. of Chili Powder, 2 T Cumin, and a few shakes of Lawry's® Seasoning Salt, pepper, and Garlic Powder. I also added a lot more diced tomatoes, and a package of frozen corn. Next time I am going to add black olives and muchrooms at the kids' request. It was so good that it made the skiing list. That means that this is a meal the kids want to take along to eat at the ski hill each week. Huge honor, I'll have you know!"- fudge4u
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Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Cook chicken for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until no longer pink. Stir in rice, tomatoes, water, and all but 2 tablespoons of the onion. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir chicken and rice. Top with cheese and reserved 2 tablespoons of green onion. Cover and cook 5 minutes more or until cheese melts. Garnish with sour cream, if desired.
For variety, try blending 1 cup of frozen peas in step 3 just before topping with cheese. Heat through and serve.
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jaynéelinkousfarmer 10 months agoSpicy but good. Needed salt. The sour makes for a delicious addition.
Shawna23 1 year agoI didn't like this at all. I used mild rotel and it was still too spicy. I added sour cream to try and make it less spicy but that didn't work. It just made it soupy. My husband loved it though.
megananderson1 1 year agoSo good! I will definitely be making this again and again! It was really easy and fast. I followed the recipe exactly with brown rice and the rice turned out a little crunchy, so I'll just have to watch that better next time.
flutter55 1 year agoThis was good, but the rice was a bit crunchy, so we will adjust the cooking time when we make it again. Maybe add some more spices to it.
kimlangdon-turpin 1 year agoso easy and tasted great!
BigStud 1 year agoGreat recipe. I've cooked it twice this week cause I just had to have more. It's great with and without the sour cream. I used fresh tomatoes instead of Ro-Tel.
vanessas1 2 years agoNormally I like Rotel but the taste was too strong in this recipe. It was still pretty good, not something I would make often though.
paigehuff 3 years agoMy girls thought the recipe was good and I added a mixed vegetables to make it a complete meal. I also used minute rice so it was done in a jiffy. Tasted great. Thank you!
kristahulsey 3 years agoThis was a very yummy dish. To speed things up I used minute rice instead of long grain and cut out the water. Another quicker version is to buy a roasted chicken from the deli and pull it apart and add that chicken along with the other ingredients and saute together.
LeighAHall 3 years agoI give it three stars as is. I think it will be even better once I work on adding in some seasonings.
iwikaw 3 years agoVery tasty. Made with Rotel Hot. Added corn and used can juice. Will make again. P.S Dog loved it!
MrsO6 3 years agoThis was a quick and tasty meal!
Man1sha 3 years agoGreat meal! The whole family liked it. I added frozen corn and chicken stock! Thanks for sharing the recipe.
angelap1121 3 years agoNext time, I'm cooking the rice seperate - it wasn't absorbing the water well with everything in it. But delicious once it was finally done!
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Buddercup 3 years agoThis was awesome! An easy, delicious, hearty meal.
cogramma 4 years agoWe had this great recipe again last night! I made another modification that was really great. I took a ziploc bag & added 1 tsp of chili powder, 1 tsp of garlic powder & 1 tsp of cumin, shook it and then placed the chicken pieces in to coat them before cooking in the skillet. It really added extra flavor to the chicken instead of just adding it with all the other ingredients. This time I used frozen corn in place of mixed vegetables for variety. I cut the pieces of chicken a bit smaller, 3/4' and my husband said it was much better. This recipe will be on my meal schedules very often. Thanks again for a great recipe!! : )
PRL182 4 years agoANOTHER WINNER. THIS WAS SO EASY TO MAKE AND VERY TASTY. I ALSO MADE SOME MODIFICATIONS AND HALVED THE RECIPE FOR TWO. I USED WHOLE BONE IN BREAST (WHICH I BROWNED) WHITE ONION IN THE DISH AND GREEN ONION TO GARNISH. HOMEMADE CHICKEN STOCK INSTEAD OF WATER AND I TOASTED THE RICE BEFORE ADDING THE TOMATOES AND THE LIQUIDS, BROUGHT IT TO THE BOIL, NESTLED THE WHOLE CHICKEN BREAST IN THE RICE AND LIQUIDS, REDUCED THE HEAT, PUT THE LID ON IT AND SET MY TIMER FOR 25 MINUTES WHEN THE RICE WAS COOKED I TURNED THE HEAT OFF PUT THE CHEESE ON THE DISH AND RECOVERED IT UNTIL WE WERE READY TO EAT. I SERVED IT WITH TEXAS CAVIAR http://www.bigoven.com/160205-Texas-Caviar-recipe.html AND TOASTED TORTILLA STRIPS, WE HAD LEMON POUND CAKE FOR DESSERT. BB THIS IS ANOTHER ONE FOR MY GIRLS COOK BOOK ALONG WITH YOUR COCONUT AND CHOCOLATE CAKE RECIPES. HOPE YOU DONT MIND. THANKS FOR ANOTHER GREAT AND EASY RECIPE START TO FINISH 55 MINUTES.
cogramma 4 years agoWe liked this recipe very much! I did make some modifications to add more spice using 1 T Cumin and My House Seasoning consisting of Garlic Powder, Pepper and Salt, added frozen mixed vegetables and used colby-jack cheese. I cut the recipe in half since there are two of us and it was still very scrumptious!!
fudge4u 5 years agoThis was a great recipe. I started with your idea. We like things pretty spicy around here, so I added a few drops of Tabasco® Sauce, 2 T. of Chili Powder, 2 T Cumin, and a few shakes of Lawry's® Seasoning Salt, pepper, and Garlic Powder. I also added a lot more diced tomatoes, and a package of frozen corn. Next time I am going to add black olives and mushrooms at the kids' request. It was so good that it made the skiing list. That means that this is a meal the kids want to take along to eat at the ski hill each week. Huge honor, I'll have you know!