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Salsa-Cheddar Chicken

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4 servings

Enjoy a quick-fix Salsa-Cheddar Chicken meal that's picky-eater-proof. Add a little kick with salsa and zesty dressing in Salsa-Cheddar Chicken.

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  • Heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cover. Cook 4 to 5 min. on each side or until lightly browned on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • Add peppers to skillet; cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes and salsa. Return chicken to skillet; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min. or until done (165ºF).
  • Top with cheese; cook, covered, 4 to 5 min. or until melted. Serve over rice.

Special Equipment Needed

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Special Extra

Add 1 rinsed 15.5-oz. can black beans or 1 drained 15-oz. can corn to cooked peppers in skillet along with the tomatoes and salsa.

How to Prepare for Two

Prepare recipe as directed, dividing all ingredients in half. Makes 2 servings.


Substitute whole wheat pasta for the rice.


  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

The cheese makes this delicious, yet low-calorie and low-fat, meal a good source of calcium. And in addition to brightening up the meal, the colorful red peppers and tomatoes also contain vitamin C and provide 1/2 cup of vegetables per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 370
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 800mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 35g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 45 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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