Salsa Chicken Potatoes Recipe

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Salsa Chicken Potatoes Recipe

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In Warsaw, Indiana, Janice Torrence serves her potatoes southwestern-style with salsa and a little sour cream. "My whole family enjoys this recipe," she relates. "Plus, I can prepare it using cooked chicken that is left over from another meal."
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chicken, tomato sauce, salsa and brown sugar. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until heated through.
Cut an X in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Top with chicken mixture, sour cream and parsley. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Salsa Chicken Potatoes in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p60

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 531 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 934mg sodium, 82g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 9g fiber), 30g protein.

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chicken, tomato sauce, salsa and brown sugar. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Cut an X in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Top with chicken mixture, sour cream and parsley. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Salsa Chicken Potatoes in Quick Cooking September/October 2004, p60

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