Thursday, March 12, 2015

Tasteful Thursday

Jalapeño ChickenPhoto: Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:186
Calories from fat:29%
Fat per serving:6g
Saturated fat per serving:3.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.3g
Protein per serving:29.7g
Carbohydrates per serving:1.8g
Fiber per serving:0.0g
Cholesterol per serving:81mg
Iron per serving:0.8mg
Sodium per serving:294mg
Calcium per serving:114mg

Good to Know

Make sure to have milk within arm's reach when serving this hot and spicy chicken. Serve over beans and rice for additional protein.

Jalapeño Chicken

  • Perp Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)


  • 1 tablespoon 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning
  • (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • 2 tablespoons sliced jalapeño peppers (optional)


Sprinkle taco seasoning over both sides of chicken.
Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Coat chicken with cooking spray.
Add chicken to pan, and cook 7 minutes on each side or until chicken is done.
Remove chicken from heat; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with jalapeño slices, if desired.

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