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Mexican Chicken and Rice Bake

Mexican Chicken and Rice recipe
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Credit: Whisk Media Group
Recipe by: Perfect Italiano
perfectitaliano.com.au
Average: 5 (2 votes)
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Difficulty
Easy
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  10 minutes
Cook:  45 minutes
Serves:  4
Easy oven baked Mexican chicken and rice dinner recipe that takes only 10 minutes to prepare. Full of flavour and topped with Mexican Style cheese blend, this Mexican chicken and rice recipe is also a one-pan recipe so there's less washing up.

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Mexican Chicken and Rice Bake
Ingredients:
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 180°C fan-forced.
  2. Heat oil in a large ovenproof saucepan pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, stirring, for 5 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add garlic and red onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add rice. Stir to coat. Add sauce, stock and capsicum. Stir to combine. Bring to the boil. Cover. Transfer to oven. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven. Uncover. Stir half the Mexican Style cheese into rice mixture. Level top. Scatter with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and cheese is golden and melted.
  5. Scatter with coriander and spring onion. Serve with, chilli, jalapenos, lime wedges and sour cream, if desired.
Tips & Hints:
  • Perfect Italiano™ 4 Cheese Melt works well in this recipe too.

Reviews for Mexican Chicken and Rice Bake

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Average: 5 (2 votes)