Skillet Fajita Chicken Sausage and Rice is made in one skillet and comes together in little time. Fresh bell peppers, onions, chicken sausage, fajita seasoning and rice are combined to create a meal for the entire family!
110 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chili peppers
1 3/4cupschicken broth
2 1/4teaspoonsfajita seasoning*
2cupsMinute Instant White Rice
1cupshredded cheddar cheese
1cupshredded Monterey Jack cheese
juice from one lime
chopped cilantro or parsley, for garnish
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken sausage, onion and peppers. Cook until peppers are softened and chicken sausage is heated through, about 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate and cover with tin foil to keep warm; set aside.
In the same skillet, add diced tomatoes, chicken broth and fajita seasoning. Bring to a boil. Add rice, cover, remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and then add the chicken sausage and peppers mixture. Stir to combine. Top with cheese, lime juice and cilantro or parsley, as desired. Serve immediately.
*To make your own fajita seasoning combine 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper and 1/8 teaspoon cumin.