Cheesy Mexican Chicken and Rice Recipe

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Cheesy Mexican Chicken and Rice
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  1. In crock-pot, combine first three ingredients, add salt to taste, cover, and cook on high until chicken breasts are tender, about 2 hours.
  2. Add instant rice, making sure all grains are moist. Cook on low 5-15 minutes.
  3. Mix in cheese, leave in crock-pot until melted.
  4. Serve chicken and rice separately or together.
  5. Suggestion from Homemade Gourmet: Slice leftover chicken breasts into strips and sauté briefly in a hot skillet. Serve on flour tortillas with desired toppings for quick and delicious chicken fajitas.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 233.71 Kcal (978 kJ)
Calories from fat 97.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.86g 17%
Cholesterol 31.68mg 11%
Sodium 226.57mg 9%
Potassium 79.69mg 2%
Total Carbs 22.05g 7%
Sugars 0.51g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.77g 3%
Protein 11.14g 22%
Vitamin C 28.6mg 48%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 304.2mg 30%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 309.75 Kcal (1297 kJ)
Calories from fat 129.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.39g 17%
Cholesterol 41.99mg 11%
Sodium 300.3mg 9%
Potassium 105.62mg 2%
Total Carbs 29.23g 7%
Sugars 0.68g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.02g 3%
Protein 14.76g 22%
Vitamin C 37.9mg 48%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 20%
Iron 2mg 8%
Calcium 403.1mg 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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