Cajun Chicken and Rice

In a recipe rut for cooking chicken breasts? Try an easy oven dish complete with rice, tomatoes, peppers and corn.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
medium bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup Green Giant ® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1
box (6.8 oz) rice and vermicelli mix with Spanish seasonings
1 1/4
cups water
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic, undrained
1
tablespoon blackened seasoning or Cajun seasoning
4
bone-in chicken breasts (about 7 oz each), skin removed
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 3-quart casserole, mix bell peppers, corn, rice mix with seasonings, water and tomatoes.
  • 2 Sprinkle blackened seasoning over chicken; place chicken on rice mixture in casserole.
  • 3 Cover; bake 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (170°F).

Expert Tips

If you prefer, you can use boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of the bone-in. Decrease the baking time to about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
1520mg
1520%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.