Mexican-Style Chicken, Rice & Zucchini

Get real fancy and add some tomato paste to the rice as it cooks and pair it with our easy chicken and zucchini recipe for a simple Mexican-style dinner plate

Active Time: 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins


  • chicken
  • rice
  • zucchini
  • oil or butter


  • 2 parts cayenne
  • 2 parts cumin
  • 1 part salt

Equipment Needed:

  • Pan
  • Pot
  • Stovetop

Step 1: Cook rice according to package instructions
Step 2: Oil and season chicken
Step 3: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium-high heat
Step 4: Cook chicken for 5 minutes, reduce heat to low, flip chicken, cover the pan, and cook for 10 more minutes
Step 5: Dice zucchini into small pieces
Step 6: Heat oil or butter in a pan over medium heat
Step 7: Saute zucchini for 7-10 minutes, until zucchini begin to brown on the outside and develop a slight crunch. Stir occasionally, every 2-3 minutes or so.
Step 8: Plate chicken, rice, and zucchini together and serve!

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