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Lime Chicken Breast Picante

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Serves 4 | Prep Time | Cook Time 18-20


1.5 cups fresh salsa (or pico de gallo)
¼ cup Dijon mustard
4 Tbs. fresh lime juice
1 tsp. dried dill
4 – 4 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 Tbs. non fat sour cream (optional)
1 lime, cut into wedges
2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil

In a large bowl, combine salsa, mustard, lime juice, and dill.

Mix thoroughly and transfer this salsa mixture into a 2 cup measuring cup.

Place the chicken breasts in to the large bowl and pour 1 1/4 cups of the mixture over the chicken leaving 3/4 of a cup of the salsa mixture.

Cover bowl and refrigerate chicken for one to two hours to marinate.

In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.

Add chicken breasts; discard marinade and sauté on each side for 5 minutes until browned.

Add remaining 3/4 cup of salsa mixture to skillet, cover and let cook for another 8 minutes or until chicken meat is white throughout.

Remove chicken breasts to serving plate and spoon mixture from skillet over chicken.

Top each breast with a tablespoon of nonfat sour cream and lime wedge.

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This recipe is fast, healthy, and best of all, really tasty!

This recipe originally appeared in Oxygen Women's Fitness Magazine.

Serves: 4

Nutritional Information:

Amount per serving:

262 calories

8g fat

97mg cholesterol

11g carbs

0g fiber

36g protein

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