Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner

Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner
This dinner recipe will fill your plate with chicken, rice, salad, and biscuits. Thanks to convenience products such as breaded precooked chicken, instant rice, refrigerated biscuits, and pre-washed salad greens, it goes together with minimal fuss.
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Bake 15 - 18 m
Cook 20 m



  1. 1 of 7 Combine stewed tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and cayenne pepper in small saucepan. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. 2 of 7 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. 3 of 7 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. 4 of 7 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. 5 of 7 Meanwhile, heat corn in small saucepan over low heat. Prepare rice following package directions.
  6. 6 of 7 Toss salad and tomatoes with ranch dressing.
  7. 7 of 7 To serve, spoon the remaining stewed tomato sauce over the rice. Serve the rice with the chicken, biscuits, corn and salad.


  1. 1 of 1 To make sure you're express-lane bound, you'll only need to buy 9 items max, asterisked on the ingredient lists above. A serving of each recipe constitutes an entire meal; you don't need side dishes.
Nutrition Information for Southwestern Chicken And Rice Dinner
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 2246 mg sodium, 948 kcal cal., 38 g pro., 108 g carb., 40 g Fat, total, 72 mg chol., 13 g sat. fat, 8 g fiber