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Cheesy Salsa Chicken & Rice

(9) 9 Reviews
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4 servings

Got 20 minutes? Great! You've got time to make this tasty chicken and rice skillet dish with a cheesy salsa sauce.

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  • Heat large nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 min. on each side. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  • Add water and rice to skillet; stir. Bring to boil. Return chicken to skillet; cover. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 min. or until chicken is cooked through (165ºF). Remove skillet from heat. Let stand, covered, 5 min. or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, combine VELVEETA and salsa in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Serve over the chicken and rice.
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Serving Suggestion

Serve with steamed broccoli florets tossed with KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese.

Keeping it Safe

Thaw chicken in the refrigerator, allowing 5 hours per pound of chicken. Never thaw chicken at room temperature due to the risk of bacterial growth.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 540
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 640mg
Carbohydrate 77g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • traceytanzey |

    quick, easy and delicious

  • smj7495 |

    This was a last minute dinner idea and I loved it. It was very easy to make and very flavorful. I used Mexican style Velveeta and mild salsa and it was very tasty. I would definately make this again. Quick, easy, yum!

  • nicolemcd |

    Very easy and Yummy!