Cheesy Rice Recipe

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake - a DELICIOUS combination of chicken, rice, corn, black beans, green chiles, and cheese! This is a dinner recipe is full of flavor and is so easy to make. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 205 kcal
Author Kellyn Carpenter


  • 3 chicken breasts cubed
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 box Rice-a-Roni
  • 1 11 oz. can corn
  • 1 11 oz. can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 4 oz. can green chilis
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheese Mexican, Monterrey Jack
  • cilantro


  1. Cook chicken in a skillet with 1 tablespoon hot vegetable oil, about 4 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  2. Prepare rice according to package directions. Mix in corn, beans and chilis and spices.

  3. Mix in chicken with rice and top with cheese. Let melt and top with chopped cilantro and sauce of choice. 

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Rice Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 442mg19%
Potassium 432mg12%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.