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Skillet Chicken with Savory Avocado Salsa

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Skillet Chicken with Savory Avocado Salsa
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 400
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 420mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars < 1g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 55g
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 1110mg 25%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

If you are looking for a sizzling chicken dish, this Skillet Chicken with Avocado Salsa is for you! Sautéed onion, jalapeño and tomatoes combine with avocado, lime juice and drippings from the skillet-cooked chicken to create a mouth-watering salsa to make your dish sizzle! Incorporating fresh Hass avocados in your family's everyday recipes helps to increase your fruit and vegetable intake. They're delicious, heart-healthy, and a source of naturally good fats.

Ingredients

  • 4 ea. boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb.)
  • 1/2 t. salt, divided
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1/8 t. Paprika
  • 1/3 c. red onion, chopped
  • 1 ea. jalapeño, seeded and minced (about 2 T.)
  • 3/4 c. fresh tomato, chopped
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and chopped
  • 1 T. fresh lime juice
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Instructions

  1. Season chicken breasts with salt. In large heavy skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook until well browned on both sides, about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove to plate; sprinkle chicken on all sides with paprika; cover loosely with aluminum foil; set aside.
  4. To prepare Avocado Salsa: Add onion to skillet and cook and stir until just starting to soften, about 2 minutes. Add jalapeño and cook 1 minute longer. Stir in tomato. Cook just until hot, about 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat. Stir in avocado, lime juice, and any drippings from chicken.
  6. Transfer chicken to dinner plates. Spoon avocado salsa on top.
  7. Serve with steamed rice, if desired.

DISCLAIMER: While many factors affect heart disease, eating avocados as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk.

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Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!
Nutrition Facts
Skillet Chicken with Savory Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 420mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars < 1g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 55g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 1110mg 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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