Southwestern Fiesta Chicken

I am so in love with this Southwestern Fiesta Chicken!!  It’s so good, quick, and easy. It’s perfect for throwing together on a weeknight. And it’s 1000% better than anything you’ll get at a restaurant!

Southwestern Fiesta Chicken

Ingredients:
CILANTRO LIME RICE
  1. 1 cup long grain white rice
  2. 2 cups water
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. juice of 1 lime
  5. 2-3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

FOR THE CHICKEN
  1. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 1 envelope (3 tablespoons) taco seasoning
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 2 cups diced onion (about 1 onion)
  5. 2 cups diced bell peppers (about 3 bell peppers)
  6. 2 cups corn (fresh or frozen)
  7. 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  8. 1 (14.5 ounce) can black beans, drained
  9. 1 (10 ounce) cans Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chiles, drained
  10. 1 avocado, diced

Directions:
  • Add the rice, water, salt, lime juice, and cilantro to a medium pot. Stir well. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 14 minutes. Set aside and keep covered.
  • Meanwhile, cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Season with half of taco seasoning. In a very large skillet or dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken in a single layer and cook for 5 minutes, until golden brown, flipping once halfway through. Remove to a plate and set aside.