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Salsa Chicken Rice


  • Author: Mark
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup uncooked parboiled long grained rice
  • 1 (24 oz) jar of salsa
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1/3 cups of water
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 oz mild cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine together the first 6 ingredients (rice, salsa, mushroom soup, sour cream, water and pepper) in a mixing bowl.
  3. Pour ingredients into a 13×9 casserole dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Cut chicken thighs into 1 inch pieces. Push the chicken pieces down into the rice mixture. 
  5. Sprinkle with paprika and place in oven covered for 45 minutes.
  6. Take dish out of the oven and sprinkle with cheese.  
  7. Cook for an additional 30 minutes uncovered.