One-Pot Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice

Happy Monday! Friends, this is another recipe from my pal Courtney at @alifefromscratch. It was a HUGE hit with my family last week. This dinner is a one-pot wonder that you can literally make for your family in less than an hour from start-to-finish. I did double the following recipe for my crew and there wasn’t even a little bit left.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 1/2 zucchini, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups salsa verde
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime juice, for serving
  • Avocado, radishes, and jalapeno (if you like a little heat!) sliced for topping


  • Get a pot going on medium heat with the butter. Add in the chicken and cook for 5 minutes or so, until browned. Add in the veggies and cook another few minutes.
  • Pour in the stock, salsa, rice and bring to a boil. Cover and lower to low heat for 20-25 minutes or so, until the rice has absorbed most (if not all) of the liquid.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Stir in your fresh cilantro and lime juice. Top with avocado, radishes, jalapeno, and more cilantro. Enjoy!

Have a great week!

My name is Ann Marie Scheidler and I'm thrilled you've decided to check out my blog. I'm a pearl-loving yogi with a thing for travel, a weakness for beautiful bags, and a passion for storytelling. In this space, I'll be sharing stories about my family, go-to recipes, my wellness journey, fashion and beauty favorites, and my love for Chicago’s North Shore. I find new inspiration wherever I go. Thanks so much for coming along for the ride!


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