Chicken & Salsa Rice

Gluten-Free Chicken & Salsa Rice

I know my way around the kitchen but when a recipe sounds super easy, I’m quickly drawn in and the ingredients go on my shopping list. This Chicken & Salsa Rice Recipe has five simple ingredients that make for a savory taste and it’s easily made in the slow cooker.

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Chicken & Salsa Rice
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Gluten-Free Chicken & Salsa Rice

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 666kcal


  • 4 cups cooked brown or white rice - or a combination
  • 2-4 frozen chicken breast halves - sliced in strips
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese or dairy-free alternative
  • Optional toppings: sour cream - sliced olives, avocado


  • Use a 4-quart slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray. Dump the cooked rice into the insert and place chicken strips on top. Add corn and salsa and top with the shredded cheese.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours, or on high for about 3½ hours. Top with a dollop of sour cream, olives, and sliced avocado, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Chicken & Salsa Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 666 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 616mg26%
Potassium 517mg15%
Carbohydrates 108g36%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 465IU9%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 295mg30%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Chicken & Salsa Rice

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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