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Pepper Jack Chicken Recipe

Pepper Jack Chicken Recipe

“As a retired senior citizen with a working husband, I have to make easy dinners for two,” notes Dorothy Storms of Winder, Georgia. “These grilled chicken breasts topped with zippy cheese and salsa are a favorite.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 slices pepper Jack cheese (3/4 ounce each)
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Hot cooked egg noodles, optional


  • 1. Brush chicken with oil; sprinkle with seasoned pepper and garlic powder. Grill on an indoor grill coated with cooking spray for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  • 2. Transfer chicken to serving plates; top with cheese and salsa. Serve with noodles if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 257 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 347mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein.

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ranger3470 User ID: 4818409 151849
Reviewed May. 26, 2010

"quick and easy recipe! Very easy to adapt the serving size when making it for a family! I made it when it was hot and humid. This recipe took no effort and tasted great! I thought that it had quite a bite which is a good thing. Instead of noodles, I coupled it with a side of garlic mashed potatoes. Definately a keeper!"

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