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This Southwestern Chicken Skillet is easy enough for a busy weeknight meal and delicious enough to please everyone! #minuteholiday #ad
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Southwestern Chicken Skillet

This Southwestern Chicken Skillet is was enough for a busy weeknight and delicious enough to have everyone asking for a second helping!
Course: main dish
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Lauren Kelly


  • 2 bags Minute® Multi-Grain Medley
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 pound cooked chicken
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 15.5 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 lime
  • chopped cilantro chopped scallions, chopped avocado for topping


  • Place Minute® Multi-Grain Medley and water in a large skillet or saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer on low for 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • After the water is absorbed, add chicken, onion, garlic, beans and tomatoes. Stir well.
  • Add salt, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Remove from heat and mix well.
  • Add cheese and squeeze half lime on top of mixture and mix again.
  • Top with chopped cilantro, chopped scallions and chopped avocado if desired. Serve immediately.