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Salsa Chicken and Potato Packets

Rated as 3.88 out of 5 Stars

"I love cooking in packets, clean-up is such a breeze. In order to increase or decrease this recipe, you need 1/2 cup or 4 ounces of salsa for each chicken breast that you make. Serve with a salad for a complete meal."
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Ingredients

servings 329
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place each chicken breast in the middle of a square piece of foil. Pour 1/4 cup salsa over each breast. Slice the potatoes thin and place potato slices on top of chicken and salsa. Spoon another 1/4 cup salsa over each chicken/potato combination. Fold foil up to form 'packets'. Place packets seam side up on a cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Open packets and serve.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 329 calories; 1.9 45.3 33.5 68 866 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I read the reviews about blandness and also the one who preseasoned the chicken breasts, so I created my own marinate for this easy recipe... 2 T Italian Dressing, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp ...

Most helpful critical review

Its quick and easy, but doesn't taste very good

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I read the reviews about blandness and also the one who preseasoned the chicken breasts, so I created my own marinate for this easy recipe... 2 T Italian Dressing, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp ...

I pre-seasoned my chicken with chili powder, a dash of garlic salt, and pepper. Sprayed packets with Pam before sealing, and WOW! Turned out GREAT! Topped with chedder and served with rice! ...

Its quick and easy, but doesn't taste very good

I made these tonight for supper and found them easy to make. Instead of using a whole breast, I diced the chicken up. I also added some shredded cheese. My husband really likes these and thought...

If it is bland, try seasoning everything! Seasoned the chicken with salt, pepper, garlic powder and red pepper and topped with cheese when it came out of the oven. Absolutely delicious. Recipes ...

Like others I added exta spices (taco seasoning) cheddar cheese to mine, came out great. Was worried about the potatoes still being too hard but I sliced them really thin and they came out wonde...

The chicken was very taste and with a litle sour cream and cheese the potatoes were great.

Thanks! I was looking for something quick to make with a few ingredients and this recipe helped! I used fresh refrigerated salsa from the local grocery store and sprinkled some shredded chedder ...

I followed some other reviewers' advice and seasoned the chicken before putting it in the packet, and I feel like it made a big difference. I used GwenLea's marinade of Italian dressing, chili p...