Lisa’s Santa Fe Chicken

lisasantafechicken(web)Lisa Corrado of Lisa Corrado Nutrition  has given a healthy spin to this all American recipe! When you’re craving spicy & cheesy, look no further than this chicken dish. It’s a good way to use up left-over chicken and rice. Kids love it.

Serves 4

Santa Fe Chicken


1 cup cooked brown rice

1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breast, cut into cubes

2 tablespoons ground cumin

3 tablespoons chili powder

1 tablespoon canola oil

8 ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese

1 tablespoon of your favorite hot sauce (adjust as desired)


Toss chicken in cumin and chili powder until well covered.  Heat oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat.  Cook chicken until no longer pink inside.

Add cheese, hot sauce and rice; toss to combine well and heat through.

Download the printable Santa Fe Chicken PDF