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Salsa Chicken Shortcakes

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  • 25 min prep time
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  • 12 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Make a grand Mexican mole served with piping-hot biscuits.

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Linda Hamrin
Delavan, Wisconsin

Ingredients

1
can (10.2 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original 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 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

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.

Expert Tips

* 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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/5 of Recipe
Calories
570
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
1860mg
77%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
13g
Protein
40g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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