Mexican Chicken Rice with Picante Sauce

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
One of those quick meals that has everything in one dish and has all the flavors of a good cacciatore style but with a mexican flair for sauce. Serve with warm tortilla chips,  and a nice glass of Sangria, to make your meal  complete.

The sauce is nice and thick and sticks to the rice and full of flavor.    Perfect for our family as we love Mexican style foods!

                                          A delicious sauce full of flavor!

Here a great recipe!

1 16 oz can of mushrooms sliced or fresh mushrooms sliced
3 green bell peppers cleaned and sliced
1 clove minced garlic
2 cups of long grain white rice cooked
4 boneless chicken breasts cut into strips
1 jar of  medium heat  Picante Sauce
1 16 oz can tomato sauce
olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup Burgundy wine
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, salt, oregano and parsley

optional:  shredded cheddar cheese and black beans, black olives sliced, sour cream

In a large fry pan, saute Chicken in olive oil, garlic, mushrooms and peppers for 4 to 5 minutes. Add sauces, spices, wine. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes till Chicken is cooked, if it gets too thick add more wine. Serve over cooked white rice. Optional:  Top with shredded cheese,  black olives and get creative by using a tortilla bowl filled topping with salad fixings and sour cream,  what a meal! Also using flour tortilla wraps you can have leftovers by using this filling.

+claudia lamascolo  Author


Suzanne said...

mmmm...looks tasty and easy just what I like!

Emily Malloy said...


Claudia said...

Now I'm sorry I didn't ask for a jar. This does look mouth-watering.Part cacciatore, part south-of-the-border.

Brie: Le Grand Fromage said...

yum, so delicious! i love Mexican food and i wish this was my lunch today!

alison said...


Erin @ EKat's Kitchen said...

Looks de-lish-us!!! I am adding this to my (ever-growing) list of things to try soon. Yum!

Reeni said...

That looks so tender and delicious! I bet it just about melts in your mouth!

denise @ quickies on the dinner table said...

I love your simple and fuss free but totally delicious dishes!

Magic of Spice said...

Looks great...And nice photos :)

Tania said...

Now I can leave comments on your blog! :-) I love the dish and the sauce, it looks so good!

Karen said...

Yum! I love the mexican twist on chicken cacciatore! Great idea. Looks like a delicious hearty meal!

redkathy said...

Yummy I love Mexican Food. Pace Picante Sauce is really good. I used one jar to make burritos, they had a really nice flavor. I can just imagine how good this chicken and mushrooms tasted.

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