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Cheesy Chipotle Chicken and Rice

Category: Rice, Chicken, Cheese, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder(or adjust to desired spiciness)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 3/4 cup corn (frozen or canned)
  • 1 2/3 cup cooked chicken (shredded)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onion (yellow or red)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • About a cup Mexican cheese or Colby-Jack cheese
  • About 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • Cilantro


Combine the Rice, chicken stock, paprika, chipotle powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and one tablespoon of the butter. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for twenty minutes. Add the remaining butter, beans, corn, chicken, garlic, onion, and red bell pepper and turn the heat to medium high. Stir constantly until the onions are tender enough for your taste. You can stir in the cheese and sour cream or just use it as a garnish. Top with cilantro if desired.

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