Salsa Chicken Recipe



  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 packet chicken taco seasoning
  • 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 15-oz. jar of your favorite salsa
  • ½ cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Serves 4


Cook rice per package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat oven-safe skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

Pour taco seasoning packet into a shallow dish. Dip chicken pieces in taco seasoning, coating each piece. Place evenly in skillet.

Cook chicken over medium-high heat for two minutes, then flip each piece over and cook another 2 minutes.

Remove from heat. Pour salsa over chicken pieces. Cover and bake in oven for 10 minutes.

Sprinkle cheese over salsa-chicken pieces and bake, covered, for 10 minutes.

Remove from oven. Place ½ cup cooked rice on each plate and scoop salsa-chicken on top.

NUTRITION FACTS (per serving):

370 calories
32 g protein
46 g carbs
2 g fat
2 g sugar
837 mg sodium
67 mg cholesterol
2 g fiber

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