Picante Chicken

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Picante Chicken

Baked chicken breast is anything but bland when it’s covered with spicy picante sauce and served with turmeric-tinged brown rice.

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 chicken breast halves, (about 4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mild picante sauce (lowest sodium available)
  • 1 cup uncooked, instant brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. fat-free, or, light sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. snipped, fresh cilantro

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly spray an 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Put the chicken in the baking dish. Sprinkle with the cumin, drizzle with the oil and spoon the picante sauce on top. Using the back of a spoon, spread the sauce evenly over the chicken.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, prepare the rice using the package directions, omitting the salt and margarine and adding the turmeric. Stir in the salt.
  5. To serve, spoon the rice onto plates. Place the chicken beside the rice. Spoon the sauce over all. Top the chicken with the sour cream and cilantro.

Tip: Serving size 3 ounces chicken, 1/2 cup rice, and 1 tablespoon sauce

Nutrition Facts

Picante Chicken

CaloriesCalories

245 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

29g Per Serving

FiberFiber

1g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 245
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 29 g

Dietary Exchanges
3 very lean meat, 1 1/2 starch

 

Baked chicken breast is anything but bland when it’s covered with spicy picante sauce and served with turmeric-tinged brown rice.

Nutrition Facts

Picante Chicken

CaloriesCalories

245 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

29g Per Serving

FiberFiber

1g Per Serving
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Calories 245
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 67 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 29 g

Dietary Exchanges
3 very lean meat, 1 1/2 starch

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 chicken breast halves, (about 4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mild picante sauce (lowest sodium available)
  • 1 cup uncooked, instant brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. fat-free, or, light sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. snipped, fresh cilantro

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly spray an 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Put the chicken in the baking dish. Sprinkle with the cumin, drizzle with the oil and spoon the picante sauce on top. Using the back of a spoon, spread the sauce evenly over the chicken.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, prepare the rice using the package directions, omitting the salt and margarine and adding the turmeric. Stir in the salt.
  5. To serve, spoon the rice onto plates. Place the chicken beside the rice. Spoon the sauce over all. Top the chicken with the sour cream and cilantro.

Tip: Serving size 3 ounces chicken, 1/2 cup rice, and 1 tablespoon sauce

Heart-Healthy Recipes Cookbook

Heart-Healthy Recipes Cookbook

This 48-page magazine cookbook includes 32 healthy recipes and four-color images. Recipes include snacks, soups, salads, entrées, vegetables and sides, breads and breakfast dishes, and desserts. The booklet provides a nutritional analysis for each recipe, plus tips for making healthy food choices.

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