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Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/4 cup salsa mixture)
This warm avocado salsa is also delicious when served over grilled or seared fish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup bottled chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 177
  • fat 5.7 g
  • satfat 1.0 g
  • protein 27.0 g
  • carbohydrate 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 357 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients; sprinkle over both sides of chicken.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken, and add salsa to pan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes or until chicken is done.

  3. Transfer chicken onto individual serving plates. Stir avocado and cilantro into salsa in pan; cook just until thoroughly heated. Spoon salsa mixture over chicken.

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