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    Skillet Spicy Mexican Chicken

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    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    morgainegeiser's Note:

    This is a quick and easy one skillet meal. Very tasting and filling. Serve with a salad and you are all set for a quick meal.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix chili powder, salt and pepper. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of chicken breast halves.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
    3. 3
      Stir in beans, corn and salsa. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
    4. 4
      Cover and simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are hot. Sprinkle with cilantro if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 06, 2012

      55

      This was very tasty - spicy too. I did not have salsa so I 'improvised' with Rotel mixed with picante sauce. Other than that, followed the recipe exactly as written. The chicken turned out nice and tender and very flavorful - I liked the spices rubbed on before cooking. To be honest, I'm not crazy about corn, so I could have done without it, but DH really enjoyed the whole meal. I'll make this again as I like that it is nicely balanced nutritionally - but I might swap out the corn for carrots. Thanks for posting - made for ZWT8 and the Herbaceous Curvaceous Honeys!

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    • on April 13, 2009

      45

      Made for Potluck Tag. This was okay and not really spicy at all. I added additional chili powder and cumin. Served with rice abd a sude salad.

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    • on October 08, 2008

      55

      I made this recipe exactly as written with 2 deviations. I actually made these into chicken burritos and added some lettuce and guacamole. LOVED IT! These were SO good. I brine the chicken in my basic chicken/turkey brine, leaving the chicken extra moist and tender. The spice combination is really fantastic and can be jacked up or kicked down in spiciness according to your palette.

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    Nutritional Facts for Skillet Spicy Mexican Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (304 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 346.6
     
    Calories from Fat 68
    19%
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 75.5 mg
    25%
    Sodium 425.9 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.1 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
    37%
    Sugars 0.7 g
    2%
    Protein 34.7 g
    69%

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