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Salsa Chicken with Taco Seasoning

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4

Zesty and peppy, this recipe takes chicken from ho-hum to awesome in just minutes! MORE + LESS -

TBSP Susan
April 24, 2015

Ingredients

4
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon dried minced onions
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
and 1/2 teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon cayenne pepper (more if desired)
1
cup salsa, jarred or freshly made
1
cup Cheddar cheese, grated
4
tablespoons sour cream (optional)

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375° F. Spread olive oil in bottom of 9x13 glass baking dish.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, mix minced onions, chili powder, salt, garlic powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle seasoning mixture on both sides of chicken, and place chicken into dish.
  • 3
    Spoon 1/4 cup of salsa over each chicken breast.
  • 4
    Bake chicken at 375° F for 25 to 35 minutes, until chicken is done throughout and juices run clear.
  • 5
    Remove pan from oven. Sprinkle chicken evenly with cheese. Return pan to oven and bake and additional 5 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • 6
    Top each chicken breast with 1 tbsp sour cream if desired. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
44%
Sodium
1650mg
69%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
45g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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