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Chicken in Spicy Chipotle Sauce

This spicy chicken entrée is is soon to be a hot commodity at your house. Pair with rice for a perfect side dish.

Health MAY 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (6- to 8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, slivered
  • 1/2 cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Preparation

1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with 1/4 teaspoon each salt, chipotle powder, and oregano. Sauté chicken about 4 minutes or until golden brown on 1 side. Turn chicken over, and add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute.

2. Combine tomatoes, 1/3 cup water, and remaining salt, chipotle powder, and oregano in bowl. Add to pan with chicken; bring to boil. Reduce to simmer; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until chicken is almost done. Add corn and scallions; cook 2 minutes more or until chicken is cooked thoroughly and corn is heated through. Serve with lime wedges.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 213
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 321mg
  • Calcium: 40mg
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