Jalapeño Chicken

Photo: Oxmoor House

To crank up the heat in this dish, top each piece of chicken with sliced jalapeños.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)
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Recipe Time

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Prep Time:
Stand: 3 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 186
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 29.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.8g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 294mg
  • Calcium: 114mg

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • 2 tablespoons sliced jalapeño peppers (optional)

Preparation

  1. Sprinkle taco seasoning over both sides of chicken.
  2. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Coat chicken with cooking spray.
  3. Add chicken to pan, and cook 7 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.
  4. Remove chicken from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with jalapeño slices, if desired.
Note:

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