Quick Salsa Chicken

Just five minutes of simple prep, and your chicken is in the oven, soon to be served as a sassy dish for two.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 2
 

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

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  • 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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1040mg
1040%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.