Santa Fe Chicken and Rice

This Tex-Mex inspired Santa Fe Chicken and Rice meal is prepared in one-pan and filled with protein, grains and veggies alike to keep you feeling satisfied.

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Servings SERVES 4


  • 1 bag Success® Jasmine Rice, Success® White Rice, or Success® Brown Rice
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 lb seasoned chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn with red and green bell peppers, drained
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup jalapeño Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


  • This delicious one-pan Santa Fe chicken and Success® Brown Rice bowl is delicious enough to spoon up on it’s own, with chips or wrapped in a warm tortilla.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • While rice is cooking, heat skillet and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Add chicken and cook until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in corn, salsa, beans, and cooked rice. Sprinkle with cheese. Heat until cheese is melted.

    Recipe Variations

    Substitute Success® White or Jasmine Rice, if desired!

Flavor in a Flash

When you need something delicious and quick for dinner tonight, this Tex-Mex inspired dish should be your next go-to. With just 6 ingredients, that you most likely already have on your shelf and in your fridge, you can throw together a flavorful meal tonight!

Tips for Success

Pro Tip: freeze a few chicken breasts and keep a few boxes of Success® Boil-in-Bag rice to have at the ready when your routine gets hectic. With those two ingredients and a few ready to go frozen or canned veggies, you can throw together some incredible dinners in less than 30 minutes, like this Tuscan Chicken with Tomatoes over Rice.

Work smarter and not harder in the kitchen and get your rice going while you start your chicken in the skillet. They key is to make sure that all of your ingredients are ready to go at your side before starting, that will help you work through your recipe with ease so you can get back to your to do list.

This cheesy and hearty rice skillet dish is quick and versatile, so you can serve it as a side dish with your favorite tacos, in a hearty rice bowl or wrap it up in a tortilla to make a delicious burrito on the go.