Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Total Time
22 Mins
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/3 cup pico de gallo)

Although Mexican cuisine usually involves a variety of complex flavors, you'll find three base ingredients in most dishes: tomatoes, white onions, and chiles. Here we use jalapeño peppers in the pico de gallo, which give a nice kick, but you can substitute the hotter serrano chile if you're a fan of spicy foods. Serve the sautéed chicken breasts with cilantro rice.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 3 ingredients, 2 tablespoons oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Step 2

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with pico de gallo.

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