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Southwestern Chicken Breasts

Southwestern Chicken Breasts

A colorful southwestern flavored chicken dish.

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15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time



1 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

2 (5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly

2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions

1/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 teaspoons seeded, chopped jalapeño pepper

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

1/8 teaspoon ground cumin


2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup seeded, chopped tomato

1/4 cup peeled, chopped avocado

1 1/2 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken. Cook over medium heat, turning once, 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine onions, garlic, pepper, chili powder and cumin in bowl. Add to chicken. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 6-8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all topping ingredients in bowl; mix lightly. Remove chicken from skillet; place onto serving plate. Add cilantro mixture to skillet; stir to mix. Spoon over chicken.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

260 Calories
12 Fat (g)
95 Cholesterol (mg)
125 Sodium (mg)
7 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
29 Protein (g)
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