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South-of-the-Border Chicken & Pasta Skillet

South-of-the-Border Chicken & Pasta Skillet recipe
photo by:kraft
Looking for a quick pasta skillet that combines chunky salsa, cheesy chicken and ingredients you've already got on hand? We thought so.
30 min
30 min
4 servings, 2 cups each
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What You Need

cups  rotini pasta, uncooked
lb.  boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
jar  (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
pkg.  (10 oz.) frozen corn
oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
tsp.  ground cumin
cup  KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese, divided

Make It

COOK pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.

MEANWHILE, cook and stir chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 6 to 8 min. or until done. Add next 4 ingredients; mix well. Simmer on medium-low heat 6 min. or until cream cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.

DRAIN pasta; add to chicken mixture in skillet with 1/2 cup shredded cheese. Simmer 3 min. or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Top with remaining shredded cheese; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand until cheese is melted.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving.
Healthy Living
Save 50 calories and 6 grams of fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese.
After-School Treat
Spread remaining cream cheese from package onto celery sticks or cored apple rings. Sprinkle with raisins.
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