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Quick Salsa Chicken

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  6 reviews
  • 5 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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Just five minutes of simple prep, and your chicken is in the oven, soon to be served as a sassy dish for two.

Ingredients

2
large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1/2 lb)
2
teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon sour cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Sprinkle both sides of chicken breasts with taco seasoning mix; place in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Pour salsa over chicken.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chicken; bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Sprinkle both sides of chicken breasts with taco seasoning mix; place in ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Pour salsa over chicken.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chicken; bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.

Expert Tips

For an easy bread accompaniment, sprinkle Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks with taco seasoning mix and bake as directed on the package.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1040mg
43%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
32g
32%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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