These one pot meals are kind of fascinating me right now. I need more of these in my life! Anything that only dirties up one pot when I am cooking is fine by me! Fewer dishes to wash is a WIN in my book. Can I get an amen?! 🙂
Plus, there is just something really simple about a full dinner that can be made in one pot.
Just look at that ooey, gooey, cheesy goodness!
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Chicken Enchilada Skillet One Pot Recipe
IChicken Enchilada Skillet (One Pot Meal)
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 1 small yellow onion diced
- 1 medium bell pepper diced
- 1 lb uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped into bite size pieces
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup long grain white rice uncooked
- 2 cups chicken stock
- 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes undrained
- 1 4 oz can Old El Paso green chiles undrained
- 1 10 oz can mild Old El Paso enchilada sauce
- 1 cup frozen corn kernels
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon . cumin
- 1 15 oz . can black beans drained and rinsed
- 1 cup Mexican blend cheese shredded
- Optional toppings: green onions cilantro or diced avocado
- Add the oil to a large 5 quart skillet or pot and preheat over medium heat for 1 minute.
- Add the onion, bell pepper, chicken, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion softens and chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
- Add the rice to the pot and stir. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Some of the chicken and rice should be golden brown.
- Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, green chilis, enchilada sauce, frozen corn, chili powder, and cumin. Stir, and bring the liquid to a boil.
- Reduce to a simmer and cover the skillet/pot. Cook covered, stirring occasionally. Let it cook until the rice has absorbed all of the liquid (about 22 minutes for white rice, brown rice will take longer).
- Remove from the heat. Add the black beans and stir to combine. Top with cheese. Cover and let it rest for 5 minutes.
- Optional: Garnish with cilantro, green onions and avocado
Adapted from The Wholesome Dish.
Each serving is approximately 9 PointsPlus on Weight Watchers. Additional nutrition information was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.