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10-Minute Salsa Chicken

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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So simple and easy, this 10-Minute Salsa Chicken will be your new favorite go-to weeknight meal.
by: Sarah Walker Caron
Updated Aug 4, 2016
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil (preferrably extra light)
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken
  • 6 tbsp salsa, divided
  • 6 tbsp extra sharp cheddar cheese, divided


  • 1
    Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Wash the chicken and slice into two thin cutlets. (You should end up with six thin cutlets.) Salt and pepper liberally.
  • 2
    Add the chicken to the pan and cook for about three minutes on each side until cooked through. Place 1 tbsp of salsa on each piece and spread it along the length of the chicken. Cover and cook for one minute.
  • 3
    Remove the cover and sprinkle each chicken piece with 1 tbsp cheddar cheese. Cook and cook for one additional minute.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Served with avocado cream. To make: peel one avocado and remove pit. Place in a food processor. Add 1 tbsp lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Puree. Serves 2.

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