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Mexican Chicken Stew

Mexican Chicken Stew is an easy, comforting, stew made with classic Mexican flavors like chicken breast, brown rice, tomatoes, garlic, and bell pepper.
Yield 6 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 green bell pepper , diced
  • 3 cloves garlic , roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 chicken breasts , diced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro , chopped

Instructions

  • Add oil, onions, and bell peppers to a large dutch oven on medium heat and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent.
  • Add in the garlic and chiles and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add in the oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper and stir to combine.
  • Add in the diced tomatoes, chicken stock, and chicken breast and bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add in the lime juice, rice, and cilantro and cook for 5 minutes (to heat the rice through).

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 826mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 3mg
Keyword: Mexican Chicken Stew