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Grilled Tex-Mex Sandwich Rice Recipe


Grilled Tex-Mex Sandwich Recipe

  • Stovetop
  • 15 - 30 MIN
  • Family-Friendly
  • Ready Rice
  • Chicken
Grilled Tex-Mex Sandwich Rice Recipe
  • Servings
  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Total
  • Meaty


About This Dish

One part Tex, one part Mex, and totally delicious. This quick-and-easy family favorite is a great way to add fun and flavor to busy school nights—or whenever you want cheesy-chickeny meal that’ll please everyone in your family.


  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 (10- or 11-inch) whole wheat or white flour tortillas
  • About 12 tortilla chips
  • 1 package (8.5 ounces) UNCLE BEN'S® READY RICE® Pinto Beans and Rice
  • 1 1/3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. For each sandwich, sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese in center of tortilla; top cheese with 3 tortilla chips, 1/2 cup rice, 1/3 cup chicken, 2 tablespoons tomato, 1 tablespoon onion and 1 teaspoon cilantro. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Begin folding edge of tortilla up and over center of filling, continuing to fold and overlap edge around center. Spray with nonstick spray. Place seam-side down in skillet; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tortilla is golden brown.
  3. Carefully flip and cook other side until golden brown.
  4. Repeat with remaining ingredients for each sandwich.


Amount per serving (4 total)

Calories: 470
Total Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Sodium: 760mg
Carbohydrates: 63g
Dietary Fiber: 9g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 28g
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