Bayou Chicken With Cantaloupe Salsa Recipe

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Bayou Chicken With Cantaloupe Salsa
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat a 10 iron skillet over medium high heat. Make salsa and let cool while preparing chicken.
  2. Saute onion and sausage together, until onion is soft. Add parsley and bread crumbs and set aside to cool.
  3. With a sharp knife, insert a slit into the top of each breast, cut a pocket almost the length of the breast for stuffing.
  4. Melt 3/4 cup butter. Add salt, garlic and lemon pepper. Pour into shallow bowl.
  5. Stuff the sausage mixture into the chicken breasts.
  6. Dip the chicken breast into the butter and spices (add more spice if necessary), and lay each, carefully, onto the hot skillet. Sear for 2-3 minutes. Turn over and sear for 2-3 minutes on 2nd side. Cover skillet and place in oven for 10-15 minutes until cooked through.
  7. Slice each breast on bias into 5 pieces, top with salsa and serve.
  8. SALSA: Saute melon, avocado and red onion in 2 tablespoons butter. Add lime juice and cayenne. Stir and remove from heat. Let cool.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 817.16 Kcal (3421 kJ)
Calories from fat 574.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63.79g 98%
Cholesterol 267.94mg 89%
Sodium 1686.31mg 70%
Potassium 1153.11mg 25%
Total Carbs 12.45g 4%
Sugars 4.53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3.56g 14%
Protein 54.02g 108%
Vitamin C 26mg 43%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 52.7mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 181.6 Kcal (760 kJ)
Calories from fat 127.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.18g 98%
Cholesterol 59.54mg 89%
Sodium 374.74mg 70%
Potassium 256.25mg 25%
Total Carbs 2.77g 4%
Sugars 1.01g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 14%
Protein 12g 108%
Vitamin C 5.8mg 43%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 17%
Iron 0.2mg 6%
Calcium 11.7mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.9
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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