Southwestern Chicken Breasts

Southwest Chicken Recipe
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2 Reviews
A colorful southwestern flavored chicken dish.
15 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
2 servings

Ingredients

Chicken

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

Topping

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

Directions

  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. 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. 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 Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I loved the flavor and will be making this again and again.

Rating

This was fabulous! My husband generally doesn't eat avocados, but he ate the salsa and could not stop raving about it. My 15 year old wouldn't eat the salsa, but loved the chicken without it! It's a keeper.

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