Santa Fe Grilled Chicken

A sprinkling of ready-made taco seasoning is the simple start to the delicious grilled chicken in this South-of-the-Border dish, topped with melted cheese and salsa.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lb)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
8
slices (3/4 oz each) Monterey Jack cheese
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Brush both sides of chicken with oil; sprinkle with taco seasoning mix.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once and topping each chicken breast with cheese during last minute of cooking time, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve chicken topped with salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    620mg
    620%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    30g
    30%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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