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Chicken Spanish Rice

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Chicken Spanish Rice
En Español

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  • Makes: 4 servings

This flavorful rice uses canned tomatoes and chicken with fresh onion, green pepper, and celery. Chili powder and black pepper make it a perky main dish.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup celery (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup rice (uncooked)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can tomatoes (14.5 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken (canned)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1. Cook onion, green pepper, celery, and rice in vegetable oil at medium heat in a large saucepan until soft, about 5 minutes.

2. Drain tomatoes and save the liquid.

3. Chop tomatoes into small pieces.

4. Add tomatoes, liquid, chicken, water, chili powder, and pepper to rice mixture.

5. Bring to a boil and stir. Cover and cook on low heat. Cook until rice is tender (about 25 minutes).

Source: USDA, FNS, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, Healthy Eating in Indian Country: Exercise

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 270
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 513 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 23 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 64 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 430 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 270
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 8 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 162 mg
Cholesterol 38 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 23 g
Minerals
Calcium 64 mg
Potassium 430 mg
Sodium 513 mg
Copper 171 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 39 mg
Phosphorus 177 mg
Selenium 20 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 72 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.8 mcg
Vitamin C 30 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 84 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.7 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 68 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
3/4 cups
Grains
1 ounces
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces
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