Cheesy Chicken and Rice

This version of chicken and rice dish has a slight southwestern flare in it with the salsa.
Cheesy Chicken and Rice

3 boneless chicken breasts (cut into strips)
3 tablespoons Mrs. Dash
1 cup Italian bread crumbs

2 cups water
1/4 cup chicken broth powder
1 cup Salsa
1 1/2 cup Long grain rice
8 oz. Shredded Cheddar cheese

Mix bread crumbs and Mrs. Dash and bread the strips. Sear chicken on both sides and set aside. In a 2 qt. casserole dish mix the water, salsa, broth powder. Stir well then add rice, spreading it evenly throughout dish. Place Chicken on top of rice, then evenly place cheese on top. Bake in a 375 degree oven covered for 1 hour, then remove foil and bake and additional 15 minutes. Let stand for 3-4 minutes before serving.     


  1. This chicken and rice dish looks wonderful…I REALLY must quit looking at food blogs when I am hungry, lol- I think I am gaining weight looking at these delicious calories! just popping over from the Full Plate Thursday Link Party. I have pinned, liked and tweeted, and g+-ed. I would love it if you would drop by my site at for a short visit! I will look forward to seeing you there! Deb @ Kneaded Creations.

  2. Hi Julie,
    This is a great dish that we would really enjoy! Hope you are having a great day and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  3. this looks oozy gooey! love it! adding to top 15 from foodtastic friday!

  4. This looks delicious! Love a good hearty meal on these cool nights. Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I hope you will be able to join us again this week.


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