Fiesta Chicken
Recipe from RO*TEL

A colorful, flavorful chicken and rice dish made with spicy tomatoes -- it is perfect for a party or everyday.

Fiesta Chicken

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  • 1   tablespoon 
    Pure Wesson® Vegetable Oil
  • 8   
    chicken drumsticks or thighs (8 drumsticks = about 2-1/2 lb)
  • 1   cup 
    long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2  10  ounce cans 
    Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1  8  ounce can 
    Hunt's® Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2  cup 
  • 1/4  cup 
    thinly sliced green onions, divided
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until golden brown on all sides, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
Add rice to drippings in skillet; stir to coat. Cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until rice browns a bit, stirring occasionally. Stir in undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and about half of the onions; blend well. Bring to a boil. Top with chicken; cover. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes or until drumsticks are no longer pink in center and juices run clear (180 degrees F).
Sprinkle chicken with cheese and the remaining onions; cover. Cook an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts, liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 285, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 99, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 25, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 437, vit. C (mg) 5, sodium (mg) 544, calcium (mg) 131, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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