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Quick Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chicken

A few convenience items combine with chicken to create a zesty main dish. Garnish with chopped green onions if you like.—Sheri White, Higley, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 jar (11 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sugar peach spreadable fruit
  • Hot cooked rice


  • Place taco seasoning in a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken and toss to coat.
  • In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil until no longer pink. Combine salsa and preserves; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until heated through Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 212 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 738mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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  • meesa.dustin
    Feb 1, 2015

    I love this dish. I make it all the time for my husband. I used canned peaches with sugar that I biol to make my own preserves and it is wonderful. Just the right combination of sweet and spicy.