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Salsa Simmered Chicken

Rebecca Marmaduke

"This easy-to-make recipe is a great weeknight family dish I threw together, and we enjoyed it a lot. Delicious with rice. Can also be shredded and served with tortillas."
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50 m servings 179 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Season chicken breasts all over with salt and black pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken breasts in hot oil until browned, 4 to 6 minutes per side. Pour salsa and chicken broth over chicken, bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn chicken over, stir salsa mixture, and continue to simmer until chicken is tender and sauce is slightly thickened, about 15 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of the chicken should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 179 calories; 7.1 g fat; 4.8 g carbohydrates; 23.4 g protein; 60 mg cholesterol; 813 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Loved it! More importantly, the kids loved it.!

Second time making it, sliced chicken lengthwise for more even cooking. Added some chopped onions and peppers. Again, delicious! Great recipe to start with and a fun one to play with. This Mom i...

It was awesome! I was expecting it would taste good when I read the recipe, but the actual flavor exceeded expectations. While it takes close to an hour to make, it is an easy meal to put togeth...

Family all agrees. This is going into regular rotation.So easy and yummy. Served on spaghetti squash with a salad.

I added sauteed onions and garlic. Served it with Spanish rice.