Mexican Chicken with Salsa Recipe

Looking for an easy mexican chicken with salsa recipe? Learn how to make mexican chicken with salsa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by meaganmeagan

Makes 2 servings



can be a salad or filling for tortillas

Recipe Ingredients for mexican chicken with salsa

1 cup salsa
12 oz chicken breast
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup lime juice, fresh
1 tblsp olive oil
1 tsp garlic salt, powder, or minced garlic
1/4 cup chicken broth or stock
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp crushed red pepper
1 head lettuce
1/4 cup cilantro
4 corn tortillas

Recipe Directions for mexican chicken with salsa

  1. mix i tblsp lime juice into salsa, set aside

  2. sautee onions and garlic in oiled skillet until soft

  3. sautee chicken breasts in skillet

  4. discard oil when done cooking chicken, and pour broth into pan, deglazing the pan by boiling off the browned residue

  5. season broth mixture with pepper, cruched red pepper, salt, and a little lime juice

  6. cut chicken into strips and place on top of 2 large plates of chopped lettuce

  7. pour chicken broth over salad lightly

  8. top with salsa and juice from one lime

  9. eat as a salad, or serve with warm tortillas

Categories

Chicken, Vegetables, Appetizers, Brunch, Main Dish, Salads, Mexican, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 597.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
526
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.0g
23%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
1623mg
68%
Potassium
1256mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
39.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
60.1g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 14% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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