Mexican Chicken Cacciatore

  • Yield: servings


4 chicken breasts
1 pk of taco seasoning
1 long hot pepper
half of a red onion
2cloves of garlic
1cup of salsa medium flavor
half cup of taco sauce
1can water chestnuts
1 green bellpepper
1 yellow bellpepper
3tablespoons of olive oil
3tablespoons of butter
2cups of rice
salt and pepper to taste


First wash chicken and place into a bowl with taco seasoning. Toss to coat the chicken breast evenly and put aside.

Cut up one long hot, 2 garlic cloves and a half of red onion. In a skillet add 3 tablespoons of olive oil and these 3 ingredients. Stir fry until golden. Once golden add the chicken, salsa, taco sauce and apricot preserves. Cook for about 15 minutes.

Now cook your white rice. When it is finished toss with 3 tablespoons of butter and salt and pepper to taste. Place onto a serving platter. After 15 minutes place your chicken over the rice and garnish with cubed green and yellow bell peppers and cubed water chestnuts.

And there you have it. A meal that is savory, sweet, spicy, colorful and most important of all very easy to make.