Mexican bake

Mexican bake

A family meal with a spicy and flavourful Mexican twist, full of vegetables and topped with crispy cheese.

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 290g (1 cup) cooked rice, preferably brown
  • 455g skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 4-5 medium, ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 310g (1 tin) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 165g (½ cup) frozen or fresh corn kernels
  • ½ cup red pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ cup low-fat cheese, grated

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Spread rice in a shallow oven dish.
  3. Top with chicken.
  4. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, beans, corn, peppers, seasoning and garlic. Pour over the chicken.
  5. Top with cheese.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes.

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