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Mexican Cheese and Salsa Chicken Recipe

Mexican Cheese and Salsa Chicken Recipe

The flavors in this dish will hide the fact that it is so easy to make. All of your guests will enjoy this one!—Jan Cooper, Troy, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons taco sauce
  • 1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in a shallow 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt. Combine salsa and taco sauce; drizzle over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 226 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 601 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 5 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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