Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Delavan, Wisconsin

Salsa Chicken Shortcakes

Make a grand Mexican mole served with piping-hot biscuits.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
(10.8-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Flaky Biscuits
1
tablespoon oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb.), cut into thin strips
1
garlic clove, minced
1 3/4
cups Old El Paso™ Salsa
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1
(2 1/4-oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1
tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips*
1
teaspoon cumin
4
oz. sliced hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese, cut into thin strips
5
tablespoons sour cream
Fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare and bake biscuits as directed on can.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add salsa, corn, olives, chocolate chips and cumin; mix well. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.
  • 3 To serve, split each warm biscuit. Place bottom halves on individual serving plates. Spoon half of chicken mixture over biscuits. Cover with biscuit tops, remaining chicken mixture, cheese and sour cream. Garnish with cilantro.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare and bake biscuits as directed on can.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and garlic; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Add salsa, corn, olives, chocolate chips and cumin; mix well. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.
  • 3 To serve, split each warm biscuit. Place bottom halves on individual serving plates. Spoon half of chicken mixture over biscuits. Cover with biscuit tops, remaining chicken mixture, cheese and sour cream. Garnish with cilantro.

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* Adding chocolate chips to this chicken mixture is reminiscent of Mexican mole (MOH-lay) sauce, a spicy combination of onions, garlic, chiles and a small amount of Mexican chocolate.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
1490mg
1490%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.