DIY Freezer Bag Meal: Mexican Rice with Fire Roasted Veggies and Chicken

Do you hike, backpack, have a child in college, work out of the home, travel for business or pleasure, or camp? Here is a tasty, easy to prepare, DIY freezer bag meal to enjoy.

Mexican Rice with Fire Roasted Veggies and Chicken

1 quart size freezer bag

2/3 cup minute rice

1/2 tsp tomato powder

1 1/2 tsp chili powder

dash of red pepper flakes

1 tsp ground flax seed

1 Tbsp. dried onion flakes

1/4 tsp oregano

1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 cup freeze dried tomatoes (ground these in the food processor for a few pulses)

1/3 cup fire roasted veggies(I used Mountain House brand)

1/2 package Tyson chicken in the no drain pouches

1 cup water

Mix all the dry ingredients together in the quart size bag. When you are ready to prepare the meal. Add the chicken (you could add the entire pouch if you wanted although, 1/2 was enough for each of our meals), boil 1 cup of water and add this to the bag also. Close tightly, mix with your hand by squishing it around and insert it into a bag cooking cozy for 10 -12 minutes.

After 10 minutes mix again, check for proper consistency, and enjoy.


You can learn what a bag cooking cozy is here:



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