Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Cheesy Cajun Chicken and Rice

I love one pot meals and this recipe is no exception! Cheesy chicken and rice goodness with a touch of heat. It's a favorite of my husbands and so simple to make!

Cheesy Cajun Chicken and Rice 
Serves 4
Cal 390, Carbs 40.5, Fat 8g, Fiber 1g, Protein 12.5

1 can chopped green chiles
1 box rice and vermicelli mix with Spanish seasoning
1 1/4 cups water
1 can diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, undrained
1 tablespoon blackened seasoning or Cajun seasoning
1 lb chicken cut into chunks, I used tenderloins
1 cup shredded american cheese blend

Place chicken in a large skillet. Sprinkle with cajun seasoning and brown until chicken is no longer pink. Meanwhile prepare rice according to package directions. Add in tomatoes and cheese. Stirring well. Toss with chicken and top with additional cheese if desired. Enjoy!


  1. I did something very similar just a few weeks ago. Turned out great. I love that you added the cajun spices.
    Dawn aka Spatulas On Parade

  2. This looks so great! I'm pinning!
    Thanks for sharing on the Daily Blog Boost today!

    - Brooke -

  3. This sounds really yummy! Thanks for the recipe Bridget.

  4. Yum! Thanks for joining our Twirl and Take a Bow Party! Hope to see you again next week!


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