LIME CHICKEN BREAST PICANTE

 

  • Cooking Time: 18-20
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

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

Categories: Main Dish  Poultry  Stove 
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