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Chicken Fajitas and Chili Lime Rice

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • 3 cups long grain white rice
  • 4 and 1/2 cups of water
  • one 10 ounce can Rotel tomatoes with chilles original or hot
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 packet Sazon seasoning
  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 sweet red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper optional
  • 2 tablespoons canola or other neutral flavored cooking oil


  • Rinse the rice and drain it
  • Put the rice, water can of Rotel tomatoes, lime juice and sazon in a pot
  • Bring the rice to a simmer
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes
  • OR cook the rice in the rice cooker and adjust the rice and water measurements to the rice cookers directions
  • Slice the chicken, onions and red bell pepper into strips
  • Add oil salt, pepper, paprika, oregano and granulated garlic and mix together
  • Place a skillet over medium high heat and stir fry the chicken in batches until done
  • Serve the chicken over rice