Chicken Fajita Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Fajita Rice recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Fajita Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emilyelizabeth32

Makes 8 servings



A simple, one-dish, low-fat take on fajitas.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Fajita Rice

1 1/2 cups brown rice
2 cups water
1 cup fresh salsa
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon sriracha
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
1 cup black beans, no salt added
2 cups cooked boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 large white onion, diced
1 cup green pepper, diced
8 oz frozen corn
1 tablespoon brown sugar

Recipe Directions for Chicken Fajita Rice

  1. Pour rice, water, broth, salsa, lemon juice, and 1t. each garlic and cumin into a 3 quart microwaveable dish. Microwave on high for 40 minutes or until rice is done stirring occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium frying pan. When oil is hot, add onions and cook until transluscent. Reduce heat to low. Add corn, peppers, chicken, and beans, sugar and remaining spices. Cook for 5 minutes. Mix into cooked rice mixture. Serve with sour cream, guacamole, and cheese if desired.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 265.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
337
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
288mg
12%
Potassium
791mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
53.9g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6.7g
27%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
20.2g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
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