Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa

recipe
This warm avocado salsa is also delicious when served over grilled or seared fish.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/4 cup salsa mixture)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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

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.

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

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2004
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