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Easy Mexican-style chicken rice bake

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A one-pan wonder, this easy Mexican-style chicken rice bake is the perfect way to have a delicious weeknight meal on the table with minimal effort.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Easy Mexican-style chicken rice bake


  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 1 tbs taco seasoning
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 3 x 250g pkts long-grain microwavable rice
  • 2 1/2 cups (625ml) chicken stock
  • 2 x 180g Black Swan Warming Cheesy Chilli Chipotle dip
  • Avocado wedges, to serve
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved, to serve
  • Coriander sprigs, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine chicken, taco seasoning and half the oil in a bowl. Heat an ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Cook the chicken for 3 mins each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the remaining oil in the pan. Add the onion and capsicum and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until the onion softens. Add the rice, stock and three-quarters of the dip and stir to combine. Return the chicken to the pan and spoon over the remaining dip.
  3. Step 3

    Bake for 15 mins or until the sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through.
  4. Step 4

    Top the chicken mixture with avocado and tomato. Sprinkle with coriander. Season with pepper to serve.