Cheesy BBQ Skillet

Makes 6 Servings


1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
non-stick cooking spray
2 cups Minute® White Rice, uncooked
1 cup barbecue sauce
2 cups water
1 cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded (divided)


  • Cook and stir chicken in large skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Stir in rice, barbecue sauce and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 5 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed.
  • Add beans and 1 cup of the cheese; mix lightly. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese; cover. Cook until cheese is melted.
  • Substitute:  Prepare as directed, substituting 1 lb. ground beef for the chicken.
  • Try this idea:  Cheesy Vegetarian BBQ Skillet ... Prepare as directed, substituting 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen whole kernel corn, thawed, for the chicken. Increase black beans to 1 can (15 oz.).