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Chicken, Green Salsa and Nopales Recipe
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Chicken, Green Salsa and Nopales Recipe

55 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
30 Min(s) Cook
Try our Chicken, Green Salsa and Nopales Recipe for a deliciously distinctive dish! Bacon and cilantro add even more flavor to our tasty nopales recipe.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
2 broiler-fryer chicken s (6 lb.), cut up
4 large cactus paddles (1-1/2 lb.), cut into 3-inch-wide strips
2 jars (16 oz. each) green salsa
6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, coarsely crumbled
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
1
Heat heavy extra-large skillet or Dutch oven on medium heat. Add chicken, in batches; cook 3 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
2
Add cactus to skillet; cook and stir 3 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in salsa; bring to boil. Add chicken; simmer on medium-low heat 30 min. or until done (165ºF). Remove from heat; stir in bacon and cilantro.
3
Serve topped with sour cream.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Substitute your favorite store-bought or homemade salsa for the green salsa.
Tip 2
Substitute
If fresh cactus paddles are not available, use a drained 30-oz. jar of cactus paddle strips instead, adding the cactus for the last 5 min. of the chicken cooking time.
Nutrition
Calories
290
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg
32%
Sodium 870mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates 8g
3%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 27g
54%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
10%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
12 servings
* 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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