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Mexican Chicken and Rice

User Rating 5 Star Rating (1 Review)


Mexican Chicken Recipe is made in the skillet, with chicken, garlic, tomato sauce, chili powder, green pepper, and hot cooked rice.


  • 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 pounds chicken pieces
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 medium clove garlic
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 cup sliced stuffed green olives
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins, optional
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut in strips


Heat butter and oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat; brown chicken. Remove chicken from skillet. Add onion and garlic; cook until lightly browned. Add tomato sauce, chicken broth, vinegar, chili powder, salt, olives, and raisins, if using. Return chicken to the skillet. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add green pepper; cover and cook 10 minutes longer. Serve Mexican chicken with hot cooked rice.
Serves 4 to 6.

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 5 out of 5
Easy and Flavorful, Member lisattorres

When your family asks you to make something again, you know it's good. I thought the raisins were a little weird so I debated on omitting them but don't, it's so good with them. All in all, a very simple and flavorful meal. This is a hit in my family.

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