Lime Chicken Breast Picante
Why I Love This Recipe
This recipe is fast, healthy, and best of all, really tasty!
This recipe originally appeared in Oxygen Women's Fitness Magazine.
Amount per serving:
Ingredients You'll Need
1.5 cups fresh salsa (or pico de gallo)
¼ cup Dijon mustard
4 Tbs. fresh lime juice
1 tsp. dried dill
4 – 4 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 Tbs. non fat sour cream (optional)
1 lime, cut into wedges
2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
In a large bowl, combine salsa, mustard, lime juice, and dill.
Mix thoroughly and transfer this salsa mixture into a 2 cup measuring cup.
Place the chicken breasts in to the large bowl and pour 1 1/4 cups of the mixture over the chicken leaving 3/4 of a cup of the salsa mixture.
Cover bowl and refrigerate chicken for one to two hours to marinate.
In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add chicken breasts; discard marinade and sauté on each side for 5 minutes until browned.
Add remaining 3/4 cup of salsa mixture to skillet, cover and let cook for another 8 minutes or until chicken meat is white throughout.
Remove chicken breasts to serving plate and spoon mixture from skillet over chicken.
Top each breast with a tablespoon of nonfat sour cream and lime wedge.