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Spicy Mexican Skillet Chicken

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Chili powder and salsa kick up the flavor in this corn, black bean and chicken meal. Olé!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
to 2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1
teaspoon canola or soybean oil
1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/3
cup salsa
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Mix chili powder, salt and pepper. Sprinkle evenly over both sides of chicken.
  • 2 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add oil; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until juice is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 3 Stir in beans, corn and salsa. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are hot. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 340
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1 1/2g
  • Sodium 630mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/10/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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