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Chicken Picante Recipe

Chicken Picante Recipe

My husband used to claim this entree as his specialty until I made it and discovered how quick and easy it is. Our two sons love the juicy chicken while my husband and I enjoy the twist that brown sugar and mustard give the picante sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) picante sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • 1. Place chicken in a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the picante sauce, brown sugar and mustard; pour over chicken.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or a meat thermometer reads 170°. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (calculated without rice) equals 209 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 1,009 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.