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Marla's Salsa Cilantro Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marla Warden
Added: Sunday, February 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 boneless skinless chicken breasts halves (about 1 1/2 lbs)

1 bag taco seasoning

2 cups fresh salsa (the juicier the better), or enough to cover the chicken completely

A handful of chopped, fresh cilantro

8-12 oz. grated Monterey jack cheese (or mozzarella cheese)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Rub chicken breasts with taco seasoning and place in a butter sprayed 9x13 pan. Completely cover with fresh salsa and bake at 375 for 20-25 mins, till chicken is no longer pink. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake an additional 5 mins or until cheese is bubbly.


(Don't over bake, so the chicken remains juicy and tender.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 mins prep, 30 mins cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This low-fat, low carb recipe got me 1st place in a cooking contest in 2003 held at Curves for Women Gym. It is now a family favorite.

 

 

 

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