Gather these essential ingredients for One Pan Cheesy Taco Chicken and Rice: chicken breasts, taco seasoning, rice, black beans, corn, salsa, chicken broth, and shredded cheddar cheese.
Begin by seasoning chicken breasts with taco seasoning. This step infuses the chicken with a bold and savory flavor that will be absorbed by the rice during cooking.
Sear the seasoned chicken in a hot pan until golden brown. This step locks in the flavors and creates a deliciously crispy exterior.
Add rice, black beans, corn, and salsa to the pan. This combination of ingredients brings a variety of textures and tastes, making each bite a symphony of flavors.
Pour chicken broth over the mixture, ensuring the rice cooks to perfection and absorbs all the delicious flavors from the chicken and seasoning.
Let the One Pan Cheesy Taco Chicken and Rice simmer until the rice is tender and has absorbed all the flavors. This step results in a hearty and comforting meal.
Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the dish, allowing it to melt and create a gooey, cheesy topping. The final touch that adds an extra layer of indulgence.