High-Protein Salsa Chicken Recipe

Always a favorite, Mexican-inspired dishes are fun, filling and easy to make.

Salsa Chicken
Calories 370
Protein 32g
Fat 2g
Carbs 46g
Salsa Chicken Servings: 4
Prep time: 3   |   Cook time: 60
You'll need
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 packet chicken taco seasoning
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 15 oz salsa
  • ½ cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • nonstick cooking spray
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Directions 
1. Cook rice per package directions.
2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
3. Coat oven-safe skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
4. Pour taco seasoning packet into a shallow dish.
5. Dip chicken pieces in taco seasoning, coating each piece.
6. Place evenly in skillet.
7. Cook chicken over medium-high heat for two minutes, then flip each piece over and cook another 2 minutes.
8. Remove from heat.
9. Pour salsa over chicken pieces.
10. Cover and bake in oven for 10 minutes.
11. Sprinkle cheese over salsa-chicken pieces and bake, covered, for 10 minutes.
12. Remove from oven.
13. Place ½ cup cooked rice on each plate and scoop salsa-chicken on top
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