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Cilantro Chicken with Cheese
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Cilantro Chicken with Cheese

1 Hr(s) 10 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
55 Min(s) Cook
Stuff chicken breasts with cilantro, garlic and jalapeños with help from KRAFT Recipes. These cheesy cilantro chicken breasts are a great weeknight entrée.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Lime Vinaigrette Dressing, divided
20 round buttery cracker s, crushed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh jalapeño pepper
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1/3 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Cheddar Pepper Jack Cheese
1 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
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Let's Make It
1
Make 3-inch-long cut in one long side of each chicken breast to form pocket, being careful to not cut all the way though to opposite side of chicken. Place chicken in shallow dish; drizzle with 1/4 cup dressing. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
2
Heat oven to 375°F. Mix cracker crumbs, garlic, jalapeno, 1/4 cup cilantro and remaining dressing until blended. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Spoon about 3 Tbsp. crumb mixture into pocket in each chicken breast; place on rimmed baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
3
Bake 25 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Meanwhile, combine cheese and remaining cilantro. About 5 min. before chicken is done, heat salsa in saucepan on medium heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.
4
Serve chicken topped with salsa and cheese mixture.
Kitchen Tips
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Variation
For a less spicy dish, omit jalapeño pepper or substitute chopped green bell pepper for the jalapeño.
Nutrition
Calories
320
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
17%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 75mg
25%
Sodium 910mg
40%
Total Carbohydrates 20g
7%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 6g
12%
Protein 29g
58%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
10%
Calcium
15%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
4 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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