Spread rice in the bottom of a greased 3 quart casserole dish or 9x13x2 inch baking pan.
Top with remaining ingredients; layering in order listed.
In a medium bowl combine the sour cream, onion, salt, cumin and black pepper to taste.
Spread over casserole; sprinkle with cheese. Bake in preheated 350 degree F. oven for 30 minutes
Chicken, brown rice, zucchini, Monterrey Jack cheese, green chilies, jalapeños, sour cream, tomatoes makes the perfect weeknight casserole.