Zesty Chicken And Rice

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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4 large chicken breast halves without skin -- boneless
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
14 1/2 ounces canned tomatoes -- 1 can peeled -- diced w/ onions and garlic
1/2 cup water
2/3 cup salsa
1 cup instant brown rice
15 ounces canned beans -- 1 can, drained,red
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 package sour cream -- for garnish
1 medium avocado slices -- for garnish

Preparation / Directions:

Cut chicken up into bite-size pieces. In frying pan, cook chicken in olive oil until no longer pink; sprinkle with spices and stir to coat evenly. Drain tomatoes, and add liquid to frying pan, reserving tomatoes. Add water and salsa, and bring mixture to a boil. Stir in rice, cover and reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes; then stir in beans and tomatoes; then cover and simmer 3 minutes more. Stir in 1 cup of cheese, and remove from heat. Serve with remaining cheese, and garnish with sour cream and avocado slices.


Nutritional Information:

456 Calories (kcal); 16g Total Fat; (32% calories from fat); 46g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 106mg Cholesterol; 1351mg Sodium

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