One Pot Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe | Yummly

One Pot Mexican Chicken and Rice

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  • 5 bone (chicken thighs, in and skin on)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup white rice (uncooked)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (minced)
  • parsley (minced for garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium39% DV940mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs14% DV42g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories260Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ronny Zelniker a month ago
    Turned out great, I used chicken breasts instead and next time I will try it with my mango salsa.
    Pamela Swinney 2 months ago
    Wonderful recipe. Easy and quick dinner with great flavors. Substituted breast for the thighs and didn’t include the red pepper.
    Matt 2 months ago
    delicious and easy to make. we used a dutch oven and the it took a little longer, abt 50 minutes in the oven.
    Margaret Baker 3 months ago
    It was delicious! Making again tonight to bring to some friends that just had a baby!
    Janice T. 3 months ago
    Super yum! Will cook again
    Danielle 3 months ago
    Wonderful flavor, tender chicken, easy! Whole family liked it!
    Jennifer c. 3 months ago
    I didn’t have all the dry ingredients so I improvised and added more of it. My son says this is a “bomb”!
    nande m. 3 months ago
    Not too shabby.Didnt have all ingredients, I improvised😋Quick and easy dinner
    Sandy 4 months ago
    Added more seasoning but the concept is great. Very easy and fast recipe, tasted great!
    Kristi Smith 6 months ago
    Delicious and kid friendly!
    Sayward Axvig 8 months ago
    Wonderful dish! I use brown rice and partly cook it in the chicken stock, but one of our favorites.
    Bre 10 months ago
    Enjoyed by whole family. The rice could have had a little more flavour, Also needed to add more veggies.
    Magnifico 10 months ago
    Turned out to be one of my favorite dishes. I absolutely love it
    AwesomeCulinaire a year ago
    Very tasty. I doubled recipe so it cooked an hour. Predominant flavors are chili powder and cumin
    Mike M. a year ago
    Turned out excellent, but I added a couple of twists. Firstly I cooked it on an open braai to infuse that fireside smoke. Secondly for more flavour I added boerewors cut into 2cm pieces and cooked in with chicken. The rest was as the recipe.
    Amber Orlando a year ago
    very appetizing even my three year old loves it
    mary h. a year ago
    yummy..will make again
    kristin m. a year ago
    great!! wouldn't change a thing!
    VaNessa a year ago
    Was exactly like a paella the rice tasted like the ones at Nandos I changed the thighs for drumsticks as it was easier to eat
    William Yates a year ago
    the food is delicious. i didn't like how the recipe calls for a skillet but wow was it good.
    Yani Kamimura a year ago
    tried it and loved it, but I didn't have an oven so let it cook on the stove while mixing from time to time.. when the rice was almost cook I placed in the chicken and let it fully cook.
    Mona Qureshi a year ago
    It was delicious! It was very easy to make
    Ms. Shawanna a year ago
    delicious!! i didnt put it in the oven because i wasnt sure if my pans were oven safe. i left it on the stove and it turned out fine. easy clean up. i would make it again
    Angie Mays a year ago
    so delicious! i used chicken breast and added cheese when i served it. the spices were perfect. very flavorful.
    Harry a year ago
    I loved this, it needs more veggies but it is definitely a redo
    Francis a year ago
    great, I would make it again
    Perri a year ago
    really yum! i had mine covered and simmering on the stove for 30 minutes instead of baking and got a yummy caramelised crust on the bottom
    Lucas a year ago
    this was good I followed the directions, I did use brown rice instead of white.
    Linzi T. a year ago
    delicious! I used Chicken breast fillets and frozen mixed peppers, I also increase the paprika and chilli....we wolfed it down 👌
    Curtis S. a year ago
    Turned out well. Rice was tender, chicken juicy. Very minimal effert for this dish. Added cheese at the end of baking because, cheese! Easy weekday dinner. Will make again.