Southwest Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Southwest Chicken Breasts
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  1. Place flour in a small bowl, and add about 1/3 of a package of ranch dressing mix to flour.
  2. Also add salt and pepper if you wish.
  3. In a medium pan, add olive oil, and heat oil.
  4. Flour both chicken breasts in ranch flour mixture, and add to oil.
  5. Brown chicken on both sides until crispy.
  6. Remove chicken from pan and place on paper towel to drain any extra oil.
  7. Add chicken broth, sliced onion, garlic, and 2 tablespoons of flour mixture to the pan.
  8. Heat until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes or so.
  9. Add chicken back to the pan.
  10. Stir the cilantro and green onion into the mixture.
  11. Cover pan, and let it cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  12. Top chicken breasts with cheese and cover pan for another minute, or until cheese melts.
  13. Serve chicken over rice if you prefer, and pour sauce over chicken breasts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 514.36 Kcal (2154 kJ)
Calories from fat 227.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.23g 39%
Cholesterol 90.55mg 30%
Sodium 1531.54mg 64%
Potassium 527.52mg 11%
Total Carbs 40.79g 14%
Sugars 1.2g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.74g 19%
Protein 32.25g 64%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 13%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Calcium 228.8mg 23%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 177.73 Kcal (744 kJ)
Calories from fat 78.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.72g 39%
Cholesterol 31.29mg 30%
Sodium 529.21mg 64%
Potassium 182.28mg 11%
Total Carbs 14.09g 14%
Sugars 0.42g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.64g 19%
Protein 11.14g 64%
Vitamin C 2.8mg 13%
Iron 0.9mg 15%
Calcium 79mg 23%

* 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

  • 11.6
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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