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Rating: 4.0/5 (24 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: Mexican
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 541
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 7g
Unsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 221mg
Sodium 731mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 49g
Vitamin A  73%Vitamin C  106%
Calcium  11%Iron  24%
Potassium  51%Vitamin E  11%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Cantina Chicken

Recipe Tags: Poultry Recipes

Date Added: September 08, 2010
If you like it spicy you will love this one. Chicken with chiles and spices with a tomato tang.


2 1/4 lb Boneless Chicken Breasts Split
2 teaspoons Chili Powder
2 tablespoons Canola Oil
14 1/2 oz Tomatoes Can Mexican-style
1 can Green Chili Pepper chopped
2 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
1 tablespoon Hot Sauce
Lettuce Shredded
Monterey Jack Cheese Shredded
Lime wedges
Corn Tortillas warm Optional
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1. Rub chicken with chili powder.

2. In large nonstick skillet, over medium heat, heat oil.

3. Add chicken; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until browned.

4. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine tomatoes, chiles, lime juice and pepper sauce; add to skillet.

5. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

6. To serve, place chicken on bed of shredded lettuce; top with sauce from skillet.

7. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and garnish with lime; accompany with a basket of warm tortillas.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is high in Vitamin A with 73% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 106% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is a good source of Vitamin E with 11% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Gluten, Tomato, MSG, Poultry, Cheese, Corn, Sulfites, Fructose Malabsorption, Hot Pepper allergies.
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