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Chorizo & Chicken Rice Skillet

This 30 minute recipe features spicy chorizo sausage, tender chicken and vegetables infused in saffron flavored rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chorizo & Chicken Rice Skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 box Goya yellow rice
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 pound ground Mexican chorizo sausage
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, diced
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed


  • Cook the Goya yellow rice according to the package directions. Keep warm until ready to use.
  • Over medium heat, brown the chorizo sausage until cooked through. Remove the sausage from the skillet to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  • Wipe the skillet with a paper towel to remove the excess grease. Add the butter to the pan and sauté the diced red pepper and mushrooms for five minutes, until the mushrooms caramelize.
  • Mix in the cooked chicken, sausage and thawed sweet peas to the skillet. Add the rice and heat until all ingredients are hot and ready to serve.


[Updated December 2018]