Chili-Spiced Chicken Breasts Recipe
- 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons water
- 1. Combine the first five ingredients; rub over chicken. In a nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Add onions, jalapeno and garlic; saute for 1 minute.
- 2. Add tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken and keep warm.
- 3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into tomato mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Yield: 4 servings.
1 each: 166 calories, 3g fat (0g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 526mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
Reviews for Chili-Spiced Chicken Breasts
"Nice flavor, not too spicy, easy to make"
"I didn't have jalapeno peppers so I used a 4 oz can of green chili peppers and added a can of black beans. Delicious."
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.