Southwest Chicken Sausage & Rice Skillet
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Southwest Chicken Sausage & Rice Skillet

Southwest Chicken Sausage & Rice Skillet

with Salsa Fresca & Lime Crema

This Southwest-inspired skillet supper has bold flavors that’ll warm you from the inside out—there’s tender rice, bites of flavorful chicken sausage, and sautéed pepper and onion. It’s all topped with gooey melted pepper jack and hot sauce for a little kick, plus fresh salsa and a dollop of tangy lime crema. Need we say more?


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time10 minutes


serving amount

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

1 unit

Yellow Onion

1 unit

Long Green Pepper

1 unit

Roma Tomato

1 unit


4 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

9 ounce

Italian Chicken Sausage Mix

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

½ cup

Pepper Jack Cheese

(Contains Milk)

1 teaspoon

Hot Sauce

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Cooking Oil

1 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)



Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories800 kcal
Fat41 g
Saturated Fat18 g
Carbohydrate70 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein34 g
Cholesterol175 mg
Sodium1560 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small pot
Small Bowl
Large Pan


Cook Rice & Prep

• Heat broiler to high. Wash and dry all produce. • In a small pot, combine rice, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. • Keep covered off heat until ready to use in step 4. • Meanwhile, halve, peel, and thinly slice onion. Core, deseed, and dice green pepper. Dice tomato. Zest and quarter lime.

Make Crema & Salsa

• In a small bowl, combine sour cream, a pinch of salt, and lime juice to taste. Add water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. • In a separate small bowl, combine tomato, a drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of salt, and as much lime juice and lime zest as you like.

Cook Sausage & Veggies

• Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large, preferably ovenproof, pan over medium-high heat. Add sausage* and cook, breaking up meat into pieces, 1-2 minutes. • Add onion, green pepper, and Southwest Spice. Cook, stirring, until veggies are lightly browned and sausage is cooked through, 5-7 minutes.

Add Rice

• Add cooked rice, stock concentrate, 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings), and ¼ cup water (1⁄3 cup for 4) to pan. Stir to thoroughly combine. TIP: If pan isn’t ovenproof, transfer mixture now to a baking dish.

Broil Dish

• Top sausage mixture with pepper jack. Broil until cheese is bubbly, 2-3 minutes. TIP: Watch carefully to avoid burning.


• Top broiled sausage mixture with salsa and crema. Drizzle with hot sauce if desired. Serve with any remaining lime wedges on the side.