Salsa Chicken for 2 Recipe
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Salsa Chicken for 2 Recipe

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For a speedy main dish, try this south-of-the-border skillet chicken from Naomi Olson of Hamilton, Michigan. "I like to serve it with buttered, chopped spinach and a salad of mixed greens, orange wedges and chopped walnuts," she says."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat cheese and reduced-fat sour cream) equals 328 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 743 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.


  1. In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken on both sides. Add the onion, green pepper, salsa and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in corn. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Sprinkle cheese over chicken. Serve with sour cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Salsa Chicken in Cooking for 2 Summer 2007, p39

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 15, 2014

"this can be made in crock pot and corn added during last 30/45 min of cooking"

Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"This was a huge hit at our house. It was a quick fix and tasted so good."

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