Southwestern Chicken Pockets

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  • 2 cup(s) Minute Rice uncooked
  • 1-3/4 cup(s) warm water
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup(s) ranch dressing
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon(s) chili powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 cup(s) small broccoli florets
  • 1 red pepper chopped


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  2. PREHEAT oven to 400°F
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  4. Combine rice and water; let stand 5 minutes.
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  6. Spoon evenly onto centers of four large sheets of heavy-duty foil; top each with 1 chicken breast half. Sprinkle evenly with chili powder. Drizzle with dressing; top with cheese and vegetables.
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  8. BRING up foil sides. Double fold top and both ends to seal each packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside.
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  10. Place in single layer in 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
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  12. BAKE 25 to 30 minute or until chicken is cooked through (170°F).
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  14. Place one packet on each of four dinner plates.
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  16. Cut slits in foil with sharp knife to release steam before opening.

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May 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by rhodagrumm and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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