Monday, February 17, 2014

Chicken in a Southwest Sauce

The other night I was craving mexican style food but was not in the mood for ground beef.  I found a recipe for southwestern sauce, and decided to adapt it a little to make this recipe.  This recipe was exactly what I wanted and it so simple. 

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Serving size: 6 people
Recipe adapted from: Food Gawker


  • 2 pounds chicken cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 16oz container of sour cream
  • 1 16 oz can of black beans
  • 1 bag of frozen microwaveable corn
  • 2 cups of shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 cups of salsa 
  • Rice for serving
  • Tortilla chips for topping (Tostitos has new fajita flavored tortilla chips, I used those and it was AWESOME!)
  1. In a large skillet add your diced chicken, olive oil and taco seasoning.
  2. Continue to cook chicken for about 10-15 minutes (until chicken is cooked through) 
  3. While your chicken is cooking, microwave your corn.
  4. Add your cooked chicken to a large bowl.
  5. Add your sour cream, black beans, corn, Mexican cheese and salsa.
  6. Mix unti chicken is coated.
  7. Serve over yellow rice and top with tortilla chips.
Final Product