Salsa Chicken and Rice Recipes

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May 12, 2019

Salsa Chicken over RiceThis was a fun, easy and very tasty dish to make. It has lots of different flavors!



  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced in thin slices
  • 1 jar (12 oz) salsa...mild, med, or hot
  • Seasonings (for the chicken); just a sprinkle of each over the chicken before you cook it. Season salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stirring it in well
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 large Roma (plum) tomato, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thin sliced
  • 1 can sliced black olives
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • Make 2 cups of long grain white rice, as directed


  1. Preheat skillet with olive oil and butter.
  2. Season the sliced chicken strips with seasonings and toss until coated.
  3. Drop into the hot oil, turning to brown on both sides. Remove to a plate with a paper towel.
  4. cooking chicken strips
    cooked chicken strips in pan

  5. Carefully drain off the oil, keeping the spices and juices. Return the pan to the stove on medium heat. Add, the salsa, let that get hot. Then add diced fresh tomatoes, scallions, basil, sliced garlic, and add the sugar.
  6. Salsa and chopped veggies added to pan
  7. Carefully stir and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes. Turn heat off and cover.
  8. cooking salsa & veggies
  9. Make the rice. Serve with the rice on the bottom, chicken, then spoon the salsa sauce and add the sliced black olives! This was yummy!
  10. Salsa Chicken over Rice on plate

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February 4, 2005

You can use either regular rice or instant rice. While the rice is cooking, brown chicken breasts in a little oil. I always like to add a little salsa too. When the rice is done, pour salsa in and stir to mix well.

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