Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 16, 2023
My husband and children love this tender chicken with its spicy sauce. Peach preserves add just a touch of sweetness, while taco seasoning and salsa give the dish some kick. —Sheri White, Higley, Arizona
Sweet 'n' Spicy Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-2/3 cups chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup peach preserves
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. Place taco seasoning in a large shallow dish; add chicken and stir to coat.
  2. 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: 301 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 985mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.

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