Mexican Chicken I


You can make this one as hot as you like!

6 servings


  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 (20 ounce) jar salsa

  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 3 cloves crushed garlic

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

  2. Arrange the chicken pieces in a 3 quart casserole dish or a 9x13 inch baking dish. Combine the salsa, red bell pepper, cumin, lemon juice, chili powder and garlic. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Pour the black beans on top and cover. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Serve with rice if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
4g Fat
29g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 1099mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 43mg 214%
Calcium 112mg 9%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 735mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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