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Cajun Chicken & Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Yield: 4 servings (approximately 1 1/4 cups per serving - 6 points per serving for blue and purple, 8 points for green)

Course: Main Course
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked rice (approximately 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 14 1/2 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese, shredded
  • Salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the rice according to the directions on the bag.

  2. Cut the chicken into bite size pieces and season with 1 teaspoon of cajun seasoning. Spray a heated pan with olive oil spray and add the chicken. Cook 3-4 minutes per side.

  3. While the chicken is cooking chop the red pepper and onion.

  4. Put the cooked chicken on a plate. Spray the pan with olive oil spray and add the red pepper and onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add the minced garlic during the last minute.

  5. Add the diced tomato to the pan. Once it's heated through add the chicken, rice and Mexican cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted.