Baja Chicken

This slightly spicy chicken is a healthy solution to a craving for Mexican food!

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Makes 1 serving • Ready in 25 minutes


  • 4 oz. chicken breast, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup cooked brown rice
  • ¼ cup black beans, rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp. medium salsa
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat shredded Montery Jack cheese (Try: Sargento Mexican blend)
  • Chopped cilantro leaves, to garnish


1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, onions and garlic. Cook until golden brown.

2. In a bowl, mix brown rice, black beans, salsa and pepper.

3. Place chicken, onions and garlic from skillet over rice blend. Top with cheese and garnish with cilantro. Serve.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 461, Total Fats: 18 g, Saturated Fat: 5 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 86 mg, Sodium: 626 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 37 g, Dietary Fiber: 6 g, Sugars: 2 g, Protein: 41 g, Iron: 1 mg

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