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Southwestern Chicken

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars

"This simple six-ingredient recipe sent in by Roberta freedman is so tasty, you won't believe it's also good for you. From her home in mesilla Park, New Mexico, Roberta writes, 'I like it because it is so quick to fix. It's just one way I add some flavors of the Southwest to lean chicken.'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, chili powder, salt and paprika. Rub over both sides of chicken. In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, brown chicken on both sides; drizzle with lime juice. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving equals 130 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 357 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.


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Wow! The spices are a perfect blend. Spicy enough for my Mexican husband to want seconds, mild enough that my young children didn't complain. Even my super picky 8 year old loved it. I flattened...

This recipe is delicious! I didn't change a thing, just added to it. Just before chicken is done browning, I add green pepper, red pepper, and onion. I serve the chiken and veggie mix over rice ...

This spice blend does not require extra seasoning at the table (so some may think it is too salty). We froze bs breasts in this rub then defrosted/marinated for two days before sauteeing. This...

Great, easy recipe. Served it with homeade tomatoe salsa. Was good.

Excellent flavor! Can't wait to cook it again. Highly recommend it to the spicy southwestern/mexican lover.

very flavorful! I used to buy the pre-cooked southwestern chicken strips from the store to add to my fettuccini alfredo and wanted to make my own so I tried this recipe. It was very good and muc...

This is an excellent chicken dish. There is wonderful flavor and it's not difficult to make.

so easy and very delicious!

Delicious, simple, and quick! We had this over seasoned black beans, which was a perfect combination.