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Cumin Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

This zesty chicken dish comes together in a flash, so it's perfect for those busy weeknights. But it's so saucy and delicious, it's certainly good enough for company! —Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia
Cumin Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup picante sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules

Directions

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon cumin, oregano and garlic salt; sprinkle over both sides of chicken. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown chicken on both sides.
  2. In a small bowl, mix picante sauce, water, bouillon and remaining cumin; pour over chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, 8-12 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Bring sauce to a boil; cook, uncovered, until thickened, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3 tablespoons sauce: 170 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 377mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

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